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SB-534 California Victim Compensation Board: claims.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 09/28/2017 09:00 PM
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Senate Bill No. 534
CHAPTER 360

An act relating to state claims, making an appropriation therefor, and declaring the urgency thereof, to take effect immediately.

[ Approved by Governor  September 28, 2017. Filed with Secretary of State  September 28, 2017. ]

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 534, Lara. California Victim Compensation Board: claims.
Existing law requires the California Victim Compensation Board, in cases in which evidence shows that a crime with which a claimant was charged was either not committed at all, or not committed by the claimant, to report the facts of the case and its conclusions to the Legislature with a recommendation that the Legislature make an appropriation for the purpose of indemnifying the claimant for the injury.
This bill would appropriate specified sums from the General Fund to the executive officer of the board for the payment of the claims of specified individuals.
This bill would declare that it is to take effect immediately as an urgency statute.
Vote: 2/3   Appropriation: YES   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 The sum of five hundred thirty-eight thousand four hundred forty dollars ($538,440) is hereby appropriated from the General Fund to the executive officer of the California Victim Compensation Board for the payment of the claim of Raymond Lee Jennings, accepted by the board and reported to the Legislature pursuant to Section 4904 of the Penal Code.

SEC. 2.

 The sum of one million three hundred thirty thousand two hundred eighty dollars ($1,330,280) is hereby appropriated from the General Fund to the executive officer of the California Victim Compensation Board for the payment of the claim of Joel Alcox, accepted by the board and reported to the Legislature pursuant to Section 4904 of the Penal Code.

SEC. 3.

 The sum of thirty-five thousand eight hundred forty dollars ($35,840) is hereby appropriated from the General Fund to the executive officer of the California Victim Compensation Board for the payment of the claim of Richard James Goolsby, accepted by the board and reported to the Legislature pursuant to Section 4904 of the Penal Code.

SEC. 4.

 The sum of one hundred ten thousand one hundred eighty dollars ($110,180) is hereby appropriated from the General Fund to the executive officer of the California Victim Compensation Board for the payment of the claim of Tony Jesus Moreno, Jr., accepted by the board and reported to the Legislature pursuant to Section 4904 of the Penal Code.

SEC. 5.

 This act is an urgency statute necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, or safety within the meaning of Article IV of the Constitution and shall go into immediate effect. The facts constituting the necessity are:
In order to pay claims against the state and end hardship to claimants as quickly as possible, it is necessary that this act take effect immediately.