NVAA 2000 Text

Chapter 5 Supplement Financial Assistance for

Victims of Crime

Section 3, Compensation

Significant Legislation

The California State Board of Control (SBOC) has enacted legislation that expands the definitions of victims of crime who are eligible for compensation:

The legislation expands benefits for expenses incurred by an adult victim in relocating away from the defendant:

Promising Practices

Other states that have initiated such training include New Mexico, which offers both basic and advanced training on compensation on a monthly basis, and Florida, which requires all VOCA subgrantees to send personnel to a multiday basic training that includes several hours on crime victims' compensation.

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2000 NVAA Text
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