Governor Charles D. Baker's Budget Recommendation - House 1 Fiscal Year 2016

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0810-0004 - Compensation to Victims of Violent Crimes

Account Description FY 2015
FY 2016
House 1
0810-0004 Compensation to Victims of Violent Crimes
For compensation to victims of violent crimes; provided, that notwithstanding chapter 258C of the General Laws, if a claimant is 60 years of age or older at the time of the crime and is not employed or receiving unemployment compensation, the claimant shall be eligible for compensation in accordance with said chapter 258C even if the claimant has suffered no out-of-pocket loss; provided further, that compensation to the claimant shall be limited to a maximum of $50; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, victims of the crime of rape shall be notified of all available services designed to assist rape victims including, but not limited to, the provisions outlined in section 5 of chapter 258B of the General Laws
2,149,169 2,149,169


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