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NCJ Number: 98329 Find in a Library
Title: Crime Victims Reparations Board of Minnesota - 9th Annual Report
Corporate Author: Minnesota Crime Victims Reparations Board
United States of America
Date Published: 1984
Page Count: 28
Sponsoring Agency: Minnesota Crime Victims Reparations Board
St Paul, MN 55101
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Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This text describes the Minnesota Crime Victims Reparations Law, highlights claim and claimant eligibility requirements, notes significant past amendments, and provides budget data for 1984.
Abstract: The legislature appropriated $661,000 out of the general revenue fund for the administration of the Minnesota Crime Victims Reparations Board. A total of 383 claims were filed, up from 366 in 1983; 391 claims were paid, 194 were denied, and 104 are are pending. The average length of time required to finalize a claim was 8.14 months, up from 8.125 months in 1983. Increases occurred in the claims filed for assault, sexual assault, and personal property crimes; decreases occurred in claims filed for homicides and muggings. Appendixes contain the text of the law and representations of claims paid and denied; five graphs illustrate claims received and awarded and weapons used.
Index Term(s): Minnesota; Restitution programs; State laws; Victim services
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