|Date Requested:March 07, 2011
Time Requested:12:03 PM
| FUND(S) |
Crime Victims Compensation Fund 1731
Sources of Revenue
Legislation creates:Neither Program nor Fund
Effect this measure will have on costs and revenues of state government.
| SENATE AMENDMENT PROVIDES FOR AN INCREASE IN FUNERAL AND BURIAL EXPENSE FROM $7,000 TO $10,000.
The Crime Victims Compensation Fund receives a yearly Federal grant based upon 60% of awards made by the Court.
There are sufficient funds available now and in the future fiscal years to cover the cost of this improvement.
|Effect of Proposal||Fiscal Year|
|1. Estmated Total Cost||99,000||99,000||99,000|
|Repairs and Alterations||0||0||0|
|2. Estimated Total Revenues||0||0||0|
3. Explanation of above estimates (including long-range effect):
Purpose is to raise the maximum award for funeral and burial expenses from $7,000 to $10,000. Only a minimal number of funeral and burial claims will be over $7,000 so the increase will be less than the estimated provided.