• Current through October 23, 2012

(a) A Crime Victims Compensation Appeals Board ("Board") is established in the Court. The Chief Judge shall appoint 5 members to the Board from among the membership of the Commission. Board members shall serve at the Chief Judge's pleasure, reflect a variety of disciplines, and include at least 1 attorney. The Chief Judge shall designate 1 member to serve as the Board's Chairperson, and may appoint qualified members of the Commission to serve as alternates on the Board when Board members are not available.

(b) Board members shall serve without compensation but may receive reimbursement for expenses in a manner and amount to be determined by the Court.

(c) The Board shall meet at least quarterly to hear appeals in contested cases as provided in § 4-517(d).

(Apr. 9, 1997, D.C. Law 11-243, § 6, 44 DCR 1142.)


Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 3-425.

Emergency Act Amendments

See note to § 4-501.

Legislative History of Laws

For legislative history of D.C. Law 11-243, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 4-501.