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§ 11.902. Establishment of basic services for victims of crime

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 18 P.S. Crimes and OffensesEffective: August 27, 2002

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 18 P.S. Crimes and Offenses
Chapter 2. Crime Victims Act (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 9. Services (Refs & Annos)
Effective: August 27, 2002
18 P.S. § 11.902
§ 11.902. Establishment of basic services for victims of crime
The commission shall provide technical assistance to and make grants to district attorneys, other criminal justice agencies or victim service agencies which provide crime victims with the following services:
(1) Notification services, including all of the following:
(i) Information concerning financial assistance and other social services available as a result of being a victim of crime.
(ii) Notification that a court proceeding to which they have been subpoenaed will not go on as scheduled, in order to save the victim an unnecessary trip to court.
(iii) Notification of the final disposition of the case.
(2) Protection services, including all of the following:
(i) Protection from harm and threats of harm arising out of cooperation with law enforcement and prosecution efforts.
(ii) A secure waiting area during court proceedings which does not require them to be in close proximity to defendants and families and friends of defendants.
(3) Procedures for the expedited return by law enforcement officials of personal property of victims which is held for prosecutorial purposes.
(4) Services related to the rights of victims under Chapter 2.1
(5) Other services as defined by the commission.

Credits

1998, Nov. 24, P.L. 882, No. 111, § 902, imd. effective. Amended 2002, June 28, P.L. 496, No. 85, § 4, effective in 60 days.

Footnotes

18 P.S. § 11.201 et seq.
18 P.S. § 11.902, PA ST 18 P.S. § 11.902
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 114. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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