2007 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Procedure Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 1003
Sponsored By:
Senators Stone and Miller
Criminal Injuries Compensation - Claims by Victims


Requiring the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board to reduce the amount of an award or deny a claim if the Board finds that the victim contributed to the victim's own injury under specified circumstances; modifying the applicable definition of "crime" to include specified offenses relating to the operation of a vehicle or vessel; modifying the applicable definition of "victim" to include a person who is a victim of trafficking or who was otherwise forced to participate in a crime or delinquent act; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 2/1 at 2:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Norman R. Stone, Jr., District 6
Senator Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr., District 27

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Boats and Ships
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
Criminal Injuries Compensation
Drunk and Drugged Driving
Homicide -see also- Manslaughter; Murder
Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Criminal Procedure
( 11-801 , 11-808 , 11-810 , 11-811 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered