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Government Code - GOV

TITLE 2. GOVERNMENT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA [8000 - 22980]

  ( Title 2 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 134. )
  

DIVISION 3. EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT [11000 - 15986]

  ( Division 3 added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 111. )
  

PART 4. CALIFORNIA VICTIM COMPENSATION BOARD [13900 - 13974.5]

  ( Heading of Part 4 amended by Stats. 2016, Ch. 31, Sec. 102. )
  

CHAPTER 5. Indemnification of Victims of Crime [13950 - 13966]

  ( Chapter 5 added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 1141, Sec. 2. )
  

ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [13950 - 13951]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 1141, Sec. 2. )

  
13950.  

(a) The Legislature finds and declares that it is in the public interest to assist residents of the State of California in obtaining compensation for the pecuniary losses they suffer as a direct result of criminal acts.

(b) This chapter shall govern the procedure by which crime victims may obtain compensation from the Restitution Fund.

(c) Any reference in statute or regulations to Article 1 (commencing with Section 13959) of Chapter 5, as it read on December 31, 2002, shall be construed to refer to this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 1141, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2003.)