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Title 2 . Administration
Chapter 80 . Public Information
Section 50. Standards for compensation

2 AAC 80.050. Standards for compensation

(a) When a claim is found by the board to be compensable under AS 18.67, the amount of the claim will be determined by the board upon consideration of the following:

(1) the reasonableness of the claim;

(2) the actual costs incurred;

(3) the documentation submitted to substantiate the claim;

(4) the claimant's financial need;

(5) any other compensatory legislation which the board may find is applicable; and

(6) any other factors or circumstances which the board considers relevant.

(b) The board will consider equally applications from or on behalf of the following claimants for compensation:

(1) claims from victims of violent crime occurring within this state, regardless of the residency or citizenship of the victim;

(2) claims from victims of violent crime prohibited by federal law occurring within this state;

(3) claims from residents of this state who are victims of violent crime occurring in another state or territory of the United States that does not have a crime victim's compensation program that will compensate the victim; for purposes of this paragraph, a territory of the United States includes the District of Columbia, the United States Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, and the Northern Mariana Islands.

(4) claims from residents of this state who are victims of terrorism in foreign countries or international waters.

History: Eff. 6/30/73, Register 46; am 12/20/75, Register 56; am 10/29/99, Register 152

Authority: AS 18.67.060

AS 18.67.070

Editor's note: As of Register 166 (July 2003), and acting under AS 44.62.125 (b)(6), the regulations attorney relocated former 13 AAC 80.050 to 2 AAC 80.050, to reflect Executive Order 109 (2003). Executive Order 109 relocated the Violent Crimes Compensation Board from the Department of Public Safety to the Department of Administration. The history note for 2 AAC 80.050 carries forward the history from former 13 AAC 80.050.

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