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The Vermont Statutes Online

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Title 13 : Crimes and Criminal Procedure

Chapter 167 : Crime Victims

Subchapter 001 : Compensation to Victims of Crime

(Cite as: 13 V.S.A. § 5354)
  • § 5354. Review of applications

    (a) The Board shall review applications to determine whether compensation should be awarded under this chapter.

    (b) If, in the opinion of the Board, a report by an impartial medical expert relating to the applicant’s health care history, the applicant’s condition after the injury or the cause of the victim’s death would be of material assistance, the Board may order such an examination and report, at the Board’s expense.

    (c) In making its determination, the board shall consider all relevant information presented to the Board. (Added 1989, No. 214 (Adj. Sess.), § 1.)