VCB Agenda 7/18/2024

California Victim Compensation Board
Meeting Agenda

July 18, 2024
10:00 a.m.
400 R Street, Room 330
Sacramento, CA 95811

Additional Location:
Contra Costa District Attorney’s Office
900 Ward Street
Martinez, CA 94553

Call to Order

Item NumberItemItem Type
Item 1.Approval of Minutes of the May 16, 2024, Board MeetingAction Item
Item 2.Public Comment on Items Not on the Agenda
The Board will receive comments from the public on matters that are not on the agenda.  The Board may not discuss or take any action on any item raised during public comment except to decide whether to place the matter on a subsequent agenda.  (Gov. Code, § 11125.7.)
Item 3.Executive Officer StatementInformation Item
Item 4.Legislative UpdateInformation Item
Item 5.Contract UpdateInformation Item
Item 6.Request for Authority to Begin Rulemaking Process for Amendments to the California Code of Regulations (Title 2, §§ 640, et seq.)Action Item
Item 7.Clayborne Dennis (Pen. Code, §§ 4900, et seq.)Action Item
Item 8.Jofama Coleman (Pen. Code, §§ 4900, et seq.)Action Item
Item 9.Truman Simon (Pen. Code, §§ 4900, et seq.)Action Item
Item 10.Abraham Villalobos (Pen. Code, §§ 4900, et seq.)Action Item
Item 11.Ronald Velasquez (Pen. Code, §§ 4900, et seq.)Action Item

Victim Compensation Program

Closed Session (Government Code section 11126, subdivision (e))

Pending Litigation

Buffington v. CalVCB

Mothers Against Murder v. CalVCB

Closed Session (Government Code section 11126, subdivision (c)(3))

Request for Reconsideration Following Board Action on a
Proposed Decision* (Gov. Code, § 13959)
Allow No. 1
Action item
Requests for Reconsideration Following Board Action on a
Proposed Decision* (Gov. Code, § 13959)
Deny Nos. 2-8
Action Item
Deliberate on the Proposed Decision of the Hearing Officer in the Victim Compensation Program* (Gov. Code, § 11126, subd. (c)(3))
No. 9
Action Item
Proposed Decisions on the Written Record*
(Cal. Code Regs., tit. 2, § 647.20.1)
Responses Received
Nos. 10-21
Action Item
Proposed Decisions on the Written Record*
(Cal. Code Regs., tit. 2, § 647.20.1)
No Responses Received
Nos. 22-69
Action Item
Request for Reconsideration*
Allow No. 70
Action Item
Requests for Reconsideration*
Deny Nos. 71-121
Action Item



Notice is hereby given that the order of consideration of matters on this agenda may be changed without prior notice.  This agenda notice does not include a specific ending time for the Board meeting. The meeting shall end when all of the noticed items and other business have been considered.

Government Code section 11125.7 provides the opportunity for members of the public to address each agenda item during discussion or consideration by the Board prior to the Board taking any action on said item.  Members of the public will be provided appropriate opportunities to comment on any issue before the Board, but the Board Chair may, at his or her discretion, apportion available time among those who wish to speak.  Individuals may appear before the Board to discuss items not on the agenda; however, the Board can neither discuss nor take official action on those items at the time of the same meeting. (Gov. Code, §§ 11125, 11125.7, subd. (a).).  If written comments are submitted, six copies must be provided in advance of the Board meeting with the following information on the first page of the document: date, addressee, Board meeting date, agenda item number, and name of person submitting the document.

The Victim Compensation Board complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by ensuring that the meeting facilities are accessible to persons with disabilities and providing that this notice and information given to the Board is available to the public in appropriate alternative formats when requested.  If you need further assistance, including disability-related modifications or accommodations, you may contact the Victim Compensation Board at 888-883-3593, by email at, or send a written request to Board Liaison, California Victim Compensation Board, 400 R Street, Sacramento, CA 95811.  Providing your request at least five business days prior to the meeting will help ensure availability of the requested accommodations.

Next Board Meeting

September 19, 2024

*See specific listing on attached agenda

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