HB 1310-1_ Filed 02/26/2001, 15:18
Adopted 2/26/2001


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COMMITTEE REPORT


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                                                        NO:
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MR. SPEAKER:

    Your Committee on       Rules and Legislative Procedures     , to which was referred       House Bill 1310     , has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the House with the recommendation that said bill be amended as follows:

    Delete the title and insert the following:
    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning violent crime victims compensation.
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert the following:

SOURCE: IC 5-2-6.1-35.5; (01)CR131001.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 5-2-6.1-35.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 10, 1999 (RETROACTIVE)]: Sec. 35.5. (a) If:
        (1) at least two (2) claimants suffer injuries or damages based on the same violent crime;
        (2) the injuries and damages suffered and the rationale for awarding money to the claimants under this chapter are substantially similar for all the claimants; and
        (3) at least one (1) of the claimants receives a greater award from the division under this chapter than any of the other claimants;
all of the claimants are entitled to receive an amount of money under this chapter that is equal to the highest award received by any of the claimants under this chapter.
    (b) If a claimant believes the claimant is entitled to receive additional money from the fund as described in subsection (a), the claimant may file an application under this section with the division to receive the additional money to which the claimant is entitled.
SOURCE: ; (01)CR131001.2. -->     SECTION 2. An emergency is declared for this act.
    (Reference is to HB 1310 as introduced.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass.

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Representative Moses


CR131001/DI 55    2001