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NCJ Number: 97140 Find in a Library
Title: State of Nebraska Crime Victim's Reparations Board - Second Annual Report, 1980
Corporate Author: Nebraska Crime Victim's Reparations Board
United States of America
Date Published: 1981
Page Count: 15
Sponsoring Agency: Nebraska Crime Victim's Reparations Board
Lincoln, NE 68509
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report describes the structure and operations of the Nebraska Crime Victim's Reparations Board and summarizes claims filed in 1980.
Abstract: Eligibility requirements for compensation are defined, application for compensation is discussed, and claims processing procedures are noted. Further, circumstances in which emergency awards may be granted are addressed, and attention focuses on hearings, hearings officers, and attorneys. Awards in 1980 totalled $52,855.98; of 75 claims filed, compensation was paid in 37 cases and denied in 21. Nineteen claims are still pending. Sixteen of the claims were for homicides; 15, for assault felonies; 10, for assault robberies; 21, for assault misdemeanors; 12, for sexual assaults; and 1, for vehicular homicide. The appendix lists the names of victims and claimants, describes each case, and notes the decision on the claim.
Index Term(s): Nebraska; Statistical Analysis Centers; Victim compensation; Victims of Crime
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