Board Actions

Precedent Decisions

The CalVCB reviews and decides precedent decisions, as needed.

01-03: Applicant’s failure to testify is a bar program eligibility.

12-01: There is a threat of injury presumed when a burglary of a residence occurs while victim is present and aware of the crime.

01-08: Barriers to cooperation with law enforcement.

01-06: Victim’s failure to cooperate with law enforcement is a bar to program eligibility.

01-05: Parent’s duty to make children available for questioning.

01-07: Sober passenger unaware that driver was under the influence.

11-01: A reduction of a felony conviction to a misdemeanor is not retroactive for compensation purposes.

11-02: Compensation is based on the law in effect at the time the application was submitted.

03-03: Reimbursement of psychological evaluation ordered by family law court not an eligible expense.

04-04: Program to consider additional factors when a victim did not have knowledge of the VCP.

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