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Budget Summary FY2017

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08100004 - Compensation to Victims of Violent Crimes
Data Current as of:  8/9/2016

Account Description FY2016
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, such 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 such 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 services provided in section 5 of chapter 258B of the General Laws
2,149,169 2,127,677

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