Archive for Tag: Victims of Crime Compensation Office

DeCroce bill aiding victims of crime who seek compensation signed into law

TRENTON, N.J. – With the governor’s signature this week, Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce’s bill (A3391/S498) increasing financial support for victims of crime was signed into law. DeCroce and Richard Pompelio, a renowned crime victims’ lawyer and advocate, have been pushing the reform bill to correct the injustices in the state’s...

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DiMaso bill allowing more victims of crime to seek compensation signed into law

TRENTON, N.J. – On Tuesday, the governor signed a bill (A3391/S498) sponsored by Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso that amends the Criminal Injuries Compensation Act of 1971 to increase eligibility and financial support for victims. A 2018 investigation by NJ Advance Media found that the state’s Victims of Crime Compensation Office...

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DiMaso bill allowing more victims of crime to seek compensation heads to governor’s desk

TRENTON, N.J. – By a 74-0 vote, the Assembly passed a bill (A3391/S498), sponsored by Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso, amending the Criminal Injuries Compensation Act of 1971 to increase eligibility and financial support for victims. It now heads to the governor’s desk for his signature. A 2018 investigation by NJ...

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Assembly passes DeCroce bill aiding victims of crime who seek compensation

TRENTON, N.J. – With today’s unanimous Assembly vote, Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce’s bill (A3391/S498) that increases financial support for victims of crime will go to the governor’s desk for his signature. DeCroce and renowned crime victims’ lawyer and advocate Richard Pompelio have been pushing the reform bill to correct the...

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Committee approves DiMaso bill allowing more victims of crime to seek compensation

TRENTON, N.J. – Today the Assembly Appropriations Committee approved a bill (A3391), sponsored by Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso, that amends the Criminal Injuries Compensation Act of 1971 to increase eligibility and financial support for victims. A 2018 investigation by NJ Advance Media found that the state’s Victims of Crime Compensation...

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DeCroce bill aiding victims of crime who seek compensation clears committee

TRENTON, N.J. – Today Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce and renowned crime victims’ lawyer and advocate Richard Pompelio testified before the Assembly Appropriations Committee in support of her bill (A3391/S498) that increases financial support for victims of crime. The bill was unanimously approved by the committee and awaits a vote by...

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