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Act 223 of 1976
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Act 223 of 1976

AN ACT to create an agency concerned with crime victim services; to prescribe its powers and duties; to provide compensation to certain victims of crimes; to provide for the promulgation of rules; and to provide for penalties.

History: 1976, Act 223, Eff. Mar. 31, 1977 ;-- Am. 1996, Act 519, Imd. Eff. Jan. 13, 1997

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The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 18.351SectionDefinitions.
Section 18.352SectionCrime victims compensation board; creation; renaming as crime victim services commission; duties of department; appointment, qualifications, and terms of members; vacancy; chairperson; compensation.
Section 18.353SectionCrime victims services commission; powers and duties generally.
Section 18.353aSectionRepealed. 1996, Act 519, Imd. Eff. Jan. 13, 1997.
Section 18.354SectionEligibility for awards; limitations; waiver.
Section 18.355SectionClaim; filing; notice; pending criminal prosecution; emergency award or certain payment to health care provider not prohibited.
Section 18.355aSectionSexual assault medical forensic examination; payment to health care provider; conditions; definitions.
Section 18.356SectionValidity of claim; investigation and examination; claims arising from death of individual; total compensation; willful noncooperation; hearing; decision; report.
Section 18.357SectionApplication for consideration of decision by full commission; hearing; review; report; notice; copy of decision.
Section 18.358SectionAppeal; service of notice.
Section 18.359SectionEmergency award.
Section 18.360SectionVerification of facts as condition to award.
Section 18.361SectionAmount of award; reduction or denial of award; "misconduct" defined.
Section 18.362SectionPayment of award; award not subject to execution or attachment; reimbursement.
Section 18.363SectionRecord of proceeding as public record; confidentiality.
Section 18.364SectionSubrogation.
Section 18.365SectionInformation, emergency award, or final awards inadmissible in criminal proceeding.
Section 18.366SectionFalse presentation of facts and circumstances of crime; making public or disclosing confidential information; penalties; aggregation of total awards; prior convictions.
Section 18.367SectionRepealed. 1996, Act 519, Imd. Eff. Jan. 13, 1997.
Section 18.368SectionCrimes to which act applicable.