DELAWARE VIOLENT CRIMES COMPENSATION BOARD
Administrative Office of the Courts
The Delaware Violent Crimes Compensation Board, in accordance with 11 Del.C. Ch. 11 proposes amendments to its regulations. The proposed changes further define pecuniary loss, permanent and total disability, and include a definition for secondary victims.The proposed regulations include time frames for submitting requested documentation to the Board to support a claim. The regulations also address collateral sources of compensation.
Two public hearings are scheduled. The first public hearing will be December 2 in room 113, Tatnall Bldg., 150 William Penn Street in Dover from 1:30 - 4:00pm. The second public hearing will be held on December 9 at the Carvel State Office Bldg auditorium, 820 N French Street, Wilmington from 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm.
The Board will receive and consider input in writing from any person concerning the proposed regulations. Written comments should be submitted to the Violent Crimes Compensation Board, attn Barbara Brown, Executive Director at 240 N. James Street, Suite 203, Wilmington, De. 19804. The final date to submit written comments will be December 9 at the public hearing. Anyone wishing to obtain a copy of the proposed regulations or to make comments at the public hearings should contact Barbara Brown at the above address or by calling 302 995-8383. The Board will consider promulgating the proposed regulations following the public hearings.