2023 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Favola
Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund Cap (language only)

Item 503 #1s

Item 503 #1s

Independent Agencies
Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission


Page 601, line 26, strike "$650,576" and insert "550,576".

Page 601, after line 27, insert:

"E. Notwithstanding the $3,500 limitation in § 19.2-368.11:1 (E)(v), Code of Virginia, survivors of crime victims as defined under subdivisions (A)(2) and (A)(4) of §19.2-368.4, Code of Virginia, may be reimbursed from the Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund for mental health counseling not to exceed $5,000 per claim."


(This amendment redirects $100,000 GF the first year from surplus balances reverted in the introduced budget to support an increase in the cap on mental health counseling services for survivors of crime victims from $3,500 to $5,000.)