Bill Status of HB4155 100th General Assembly
Short Description: VICTIM COMPENSATION-COUNSELING
Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Crime Victims Compensation Act. Provides that "pecuniary loss" includes appropriate psychiatric care or psychiatric counseling expenses and expenses for care or counseling by a licensed clinical psychologist, licensed clinical social worker, licensed professional counselor, or licensed clinical professional counselor provided to an applicant either before or after and in connection with a parole or clemency hearing for the person who committed the crime. Provides that an applicant is entitled to compensation for care or counseling received in connection with a parole or clemency hearing for the person who committed the crime if the applicant applies for compensation within one year after the hearing.