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912.5 Compensation payable.

The department may order the payment of compensation:

1. To or for the benefit of the person filing the claim.

2. To a person responsible for the maintenance of the victim who has suffered pecuniary loss or incurred expenses as a result of personal injury to the victim.

3. To or for the benefit of one or more dependents of the victim, in the case of death of the victim. If two or more dependents are entitled to compensation, the compensation may be apportioned by the department as the department determines to be fair and equitable among the dependents.

4. To a victim of an act committed outside this state who is a resident of this state, if the act would be compensable had it occurred within this state and the act occurred in a state that does not have an eligible crime victim compensation program, as defined in the federal Victims of Crime Act of 1984, Pub. L. 98-473, section 1403(b), as amended and codified in 42 U.S.C. § 10602(b).

Section History: Early form

[82 Acts, ch 1258, § 9, 17]

Section History: Recent form

90 Acts, ch 1251, §80; 91 Acts, ch 181, §16

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