HB 257: "An Act relating to time limitations on applications for compensation to victims of crime by the Violent Crimes Compensation Board."
00 HOUSE BILL NO. 257 01 "An Act relating to time limitations on applications for compensation to victims of crime 02 by the Violent Crimes Compensation Board." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 18.67.040(f) is amended to read: 05 (f) Orders and decisions of the board shall be final. Nothing in this section 06 shall prevent the board from taking further action as necessary and for good 07 cause shown on an application that was timely filed and that is in compliance 08 with AS 18.67.130. 09 * Sec. 2. AS 18.67.130(a) is amended to read: 10 (a) An order for the payment of compensation may not be made under 11 AS 18.67.080 unless 12 (1) the application has been made within 13 (A) two years after the date of the personal injury or death; or 14 (B) two years after the incident or offense was reported to
01 the police as provided in (2) of this subsection; 02 (2) the personal injury or death was the result of an incident or offense 03 listed in AS 18.67.101 that had been reported to the police within five days of its 04 occurrence or, if the incident or offense could not reasonably have been reported 05 within that period, within five days of the time when a report could reasonably have 06 been made; and 07 (3) in the discretion of the board, the applicant has cooperated with law 08 enforcement and prosecution officials to further prosecution of the offender if 09 appropriate and to avoid further injury by the offender to the applicant and injury to 10 persons in the care of the applicant who are exposed to possible injury by the offender.