CRIME VICTIMS COMPENSATION BOARD (EXCERPT)
Act 223 of 1976
18.354 Eligibility for awards; limitations; waiver.Sec. 4.
(1) Except as provided in subsection (2), the following persons are eligible for awards:
(a) A victim or an intervenor of a crime.
(b) A surviving spouse, parent, grandparent, child, sibling, or grandchild of a victim of a crime who died as a direct result of the crime.
(c) A surviving person related to the victim by blood or affinity, a guardian, personal representative, or member of the same household as the victim.
(d) A health care provider seeking payment under section 5a.
(2) A person is not eligible to receive an award if the person is either of the following:
(a) Criminally responsible for the crime.
(b) An accomplice to the crime.
(3) An award shall not be made on a claim unless the claimant has incurred a minimum out-of-pocket loss of $200.00 or has lost at least 2 continuous weeks' earnings or support, but the commission may waive the limitations of this subsection in the case of a claimant retired by reason of age or disability. If the claimant is a victim of criminal sexual conduct in the first, second, or third degree, the commission may waive the limitations of this subsection. The commission shall waive this limitation for health care providers seeking payment under section 5a.
History: 1976, Act 223, Eff. Mar. 31, 1977
Am. 1985, Act 157, Imd. Eff. Nov. 15, 1985
Am. 1990, Act 316, Imd. Eff. Dec. 20, 1990
Am. 1996, Act 519, Imd. Eff. Jan. 13, 1997
Am. 2008, Act 390, Imd. Eff. Dec. 29, 2008
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