By: Keel H.B. No. 1846
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
relating to the definition of "victim-related services or
assistance" for purposes of the Crime Victims' Compensation Act.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
SECTION 1. Article 56.32(a), Code of Criminal Procedure, is
amended by adding Subdivision (13) to read as follows:
(13) "Victim-related services or assistance" means
compensation, services, or assistance provided directly to a victim
or claimant for the purpose of supporting or assisting the recovery
of the victim or claimant from the consequences of criminally
SECTION 2. This Act takes effect September 1, 2005.