Program to be operated within conditions and limitations.
Duties of the director—General provisions—Testimony by medical providers.
Sending notices, orders, payments to claimants.
Transmission of amounts payable.
Protection of payments—Payment after death—Time limitations for filing—Confinement in institution.
Direct deposit or electronic payment of benefits.
Penalty assessments in addition to fine or bail forfeiture—Distribution—Establishment of crime victim and witness programs in county—Contribution required from cities and towns.
Crime victims' compensation account—Created.
Right of action for damages—Election—Effect of election or recovery—Lien of state.
Applications for benefits—Accrual of rights.
Who not entitled to compensation.
Application for compensation—Physician shall provide assistance.
Beneficiaries' application for compensation.
Application for change in compensation.
Medical examinations required by department—Medical bureau—Disputes.
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Medical examinations of suspected victims of child abuse.
Benefits—Right to and amount—Limitations.
Determination of permanent total disability.
Aggravation, diminution, or termination of disability.
Reduction in disability compensation—Recovery of overpayments—Notice—Waiver—Application—Adjustments due to federal reductions.
Compensation for loss of or damage to clothing or footwear.
Marital status—Payment for or on account of children.
Proof of contribution made by deceased victim.
Nonresident alien beneficiary.
Reimbursement of costs for transportation, medical services, counseling—Medical examinations—Regulatory inspection program.
Cap on medical benefits—Alternative programs.
Establishment of funds.
Health care professionals to maintain proper credentials and educational standards—Standards for treatment.
Medical examinations—Department to monitor quality and objectivity.
Medical examinations—Refusal to submit—Travel expenses—Compensation for time lost.
Extent and duration of treatment.
Medical providers—Failure to report or comply as required.
Duties of attending physician or licensed advanced registered nurse practitioner—Medical information.
Payment of compensation after appeal—Enforcement of order—Penalty.
Reimbursement—Restitution to victim—Notice—Fees—Order to withhold and deliver—Limitation.
Erroneous or fraudulent payment—Erroneous failure to make payment—Repayment orders—Right to contest orders—Lien.
Recovery of overpayments.
Public or private insurance—Attorneys' fees and costs of victim.
Release of information in performance of official duties.
Benefits, payments and costs to be funded and accounted for separately.
Information on funding availability, payments, administrative costs—Posting on departmental web site.
Claims of persons injured prior to effective date.
Application of chapter to claims filed under RCW 7.68.160
Examination costs of sexual assault victims paid by state.
Payment for reenactments of crimes—Contracts—Deposits—Damages.
Payment may be directed based on contract.
Notice published of moneys in escrow.
Payment to accused if charges dismissed, acquitted.
Payment if no actions pending.
Persons not guilty for mental reasons deemed convicted.
Time for filing action begins when escrow account established.
Escrow moneys may be used for legal representation.
Actions to avoid law null and void.
Restitution—Disposition when victim dead or not found.
Property subject to seizure and forfeiture.
Seizure and forfeiture—Procedure.
Seizure and forfeiture—Distribution of proceeds.
Seizure and forfeiture—Remedies nondefeatable and supplemental.
Washington state task force against the trafficking of persons.
Human trafficking—Coordinated state agency protocols.
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Trafficking of persons—Clearinghouse on human trafficking—Functions.
Commercially sexually exploited children statewide coordinating committee.
Effective date—1973 1st ex.s. c 122.
Severability—Construction—1977 ex.s. c 302.
Savings—Statute of limitations—1982 1st ex.s. c 8.
Construction—Chapter applicable to state registered domestic partnerships—2009 c 521.