- August 8, 2022
- Posted by: Teresa Gallegos
Improving Outcomes for Kansas Survivors: An Overview of Kansas Crime Victims Compensation and House Bill 2228, Webinar
Audience: KCSDV Member Program Advocates & Staff Only
This presentation will provide an overview of House Bill 2228 and Kansas Crime Victims Compensation. House Bill 2228 is a new Kansas law focused on improving Kansas’ response to sexual assault. Participants will learn about these recent legislative changes and the benefits for survivors. In addition, participants will learn Kansas Crime Victims Compensation eligibility requirements, eligible expenses such as relocation, wage loss, or mental health treatment, the steps taken to process applications, and tips for the application process. Advanced case scenarios will be presented for attendees to work through together, and ample time will be provided for Q & A from attendees.
House Bill 2228
- Expands access to medical-forensic services
- Requires law enforcement agencies to adopt written policy
- Extends retention of unreported sexual assault kits
Kansas Crime Victims Compensation
- The purpose and operation of the Crime Victims Compensation Board
- Offenses that are compensable crimes
- Requirements that determine a victim’s eligibility to receive benefits
- Expenses covered by the Crime Victims Compensation Board
- How victims can receive compensation through application procedures
Kristen A. K. Czugala
Director, Division of Crime Victims Compensation
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt
Kansas Bureau of Investigations
Date & Time
Thursday, August 25, 2021
10:00 – 11:30 a.m. (CST)
Wednesday, August 24, 2022
How to Register:
Click HERE to Register
Approved registrants will receive a Zoom link.
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This grant project is supported by the State General Fund for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault as administered by the Kansas Governor’s Grants Program. The opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication, program, or exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Office of the Kansas Governor.
Total Training Hours: 1.5
- August 25, 2022
10:00 am - 11:30 am