eLaws of Florida

  SECTION 960.195. Awards to elderly persons or disabled adults for property loss.  


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  • 1Notwithstanding the criteria in s. 6960.13, 7for crime victim compensation awards, the department may award a maximum of $500 to elderly persons or disabled adults who suffer a property loss that causes a substantial diminution in their quality of life when:
    42(1) 43There is proof that a criminal or delinquent act was committed;
    54(2) 55The criminal or delinquent act is reported to law enforcement authorities within 72 hours;
    69(3) 70The victim cooperates with law enforcement authorities in the investigation of the criminal or delinquent act;
    86(4) 87There is proof that the tangible personal property in question belonged to the claimant;
    101(5) 102The claimant did not contribute to the criminal or delinquent act;
    113(6) 114There is no other source of reimbursement or indemnification available to the claimant; and
    128(7) 129The claimant would not be able to replace the tangible personal property in question without incurring a serious financial hardship.
History.-s. 4, ch. 96-315.

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