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Regular Session 2021-2022
Senate Bill 708


Short Title:
An Act amending the act of November 24, 1998 (P.L.882, No.111), known as the Crime Victims Act, in preliminary provisions, further providing for definitions; in crime victims, further providing for rights, for responsibilities of victims of crime under basic bill of rights, for responsibilities of State and local law enforcement agencies, for responsibilities of prosecutor's office, for responsibilities of department, local correctional facilities and board and for responsibilities of juvenile probation office; in administration, further providing for office, for powers and duties of victim advocate and for powers and duties of Office of Victims' Services; in compensation, further providing for persons eligible for compensation, providing for counseling services for victims of sexual abuse and further providing for filing of claims for compensation, for minimum allowable claim, for determination of claims, for emergency awards, for awards and for confidentiality of records; in services, further providing for eligibility of victims; in financial matters, further providing for costs and for costs for offender supervision programs; in enforcement, further providing for subrogation and for revictimization relief; transferring money from the Crime Victim's Compensation Fund; providing for applicability; and making a related repeal.
Prime Sponsor:
Last Action:
Laid on the table, June 13, 2022 [House]
Printer's No.:
Printer's No. Text (H) Amendments (S) Amendments (H) Fiscal Note (S) Fiscal Note Actuarial Note
1744*
900
806
* denotes current Printer's Number
Statute References :

This bill amends the act of November 24, 1998 (P.L.0882, No.0111), known as the Crime Victims Act. Other bills that also amend the same statute are listed below.