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Title 13 : Crimes and Criminal Procedure

Chapter 167 : Crime Victims

Subchapter 002 : Center for Crime Victim Services

(Cite as: 13 V.S.A. § 5359)
  • § 5359. Victims Compensation Special Fund

    (a) There is created a fund to be known as the Victims Compensation Fund. This Fund shall be administered by the Victims Compensation Board established by section 5352 of this title. The purpose of this Fund shall be to support the activities and the operating costs of the Victims Compensation Board and the Center for Crime Victim Services.

    (b) The Victims Compensation Fund shall consist of:

    (1) Fees imposed by the court clerk and designated for deposit into the Fund pursuant to section 7282 of this title.

    (2) Restitution as ordered by the court pursuant to section 7043 of this title.

    (3) Funds received from inmate labor contribution from the prison industries enhancement program or from any other source.

    (4) Appropriations by the General Assembly.

    (c) Balances in the Fund at the end of the fiscal year shall be carried forward and remain in the Fund. (Added 2003, No. 57, § 13a, eff. June 4, 2003; amended 2015, No. 97 (Adj. Sess.), § 78.)