2017 Crime Victim Related Legislation
Bills Sponsored by the Victim Compensation Board (CalVCB)
AB 212 (Gonzalez Fletcher) ― Erroneous Conviction Claims
This bill appropriates $2,967,160 from the General Fund to pay the erroneous conviction claims of Reggie Cole, Kash Register, and Luis Vargas.
Signed by the Governor (Chapter 66, Statutes of 2017)
SB 534 (Lara) ― Erroneous Conviction Claims
This bill appropriates $2,014,740 from the General Fund to pay the erroneous conviction claims of Raymond Lee Jennings, Joel Alcox, James Goolsby, and Tony Jesus Moreno, Jr.
Signed by the Governor (Chapter 360, Statutes of 2017)
Crime Victim Related Legislation
AB 44 (Reyes) ― Workers’ Compensation: Victims of Terrorist Attacks
This bill requires employers to provide immediate support from a nurse case manager to employees injured in the course of employment by an act of domestic terrorism when the Governor has declared a state of emergency due to that act of domestic terrorism. It requires employer-appointed nurse case managers to assist claimants to obtain medically necessary medical treatments and requires an employer to provide a prescribed notice to claimants.
Signed by the Governor (Chapter 736, Statutes of 2017)
AB 1384 (Weber) ― Trauma Recovery Centers
This bill requires CalVCB to use the Integrated Trauma Recovery Services model developed by the San Francisco Trauma Recovery Center when it provides grants to trauma recovery centers.
Signed by the Governor (Chapter 587, Statutes of 2017)
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