Violent crime victims awarded $310,704 by Kansas Board
In the August meeting of the Kansas Crime Victims Compensation Board, it gave $310,704.39 to the Kansas victims of violent crime.
A news release by Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt showed that the money was paid to 248 cases, from which half were new and half were previously submitted.
The board gave $207,805.33 in 217 cases in July.
Every month, the three-member board meets to review eligible victim claims and determine awards.
The amount of money was limited to $25,000. Costs for funerals, medical treatment, mental health counseling, lost income and dependent support are included in the eligible expenses. Court costs and fines, inmate wages, parole fees and restitution give funding for the program.
News Source: www.Kansas.com