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Chapter 7.68 RCW


Program to be operated within conditions and limitations.
Duties of the directorGeneral provisionsTestimony by medical providers.
Sending notices, orders, payments to claimants.
Transmission of amounts payable.
Protection of paymentsPayment after deathTime limitations for filingConfinement in institution.
Direct deposit or electronic payment of benefits.
Penalty assessments in addition to fine or bail forfeitureDistributionEstablishment of crime victim and witness programs in countyContribution required from cities and towns.
Crime victims' compensation accountCreated.
Right of action for damagesElectionEffect of election or recoveryLien of state.
Applications for benefitsAccrual of rights.
Who not entitled to compensation.
Application for compensationPhysician shall provide assistance.
Beneficiaries' application for compensation.
Application for change in compensation.
Medical examinations required by departmentMedical bureauDisputes.
Medical examinations of suspected victims of child abuse.
BenefitsRight to and amountLimitations.
Determination of permanent total disability.
Aggravation, diminution, or termination of disability.
Reduction in disability compensationRecovery of overpaymentsNoticeWaiverApplicationAdjustments due to federal reductions.
Compensation for loss of or damage to clothing or footwear.
Marital statusPayment for or on account of children.
Proof of contribution made by deceased victim.
Nonresident alien beneficiary.
Reimbursement of costs for transportation, medical services, counselingMedical examinationsRegulatory inspection program.
Cap on medical benefitsAlternative programs.
Establishment of funds.
Health care professionals to maintain proper credentials and educational standardsStandards for treatment.
Medical examinationsDepartment to monitor quality and objectivity.
Medical examinationsRefusal to submitTravel expensesCompensation for time lost.
Extent and duration of treatment.
Medical providersFailure to report or comply as required.
Duties of attending physician or licensed advanced registered nurse practitionerMedical information.
Payment of compensation after appealEnforcement of orderPenalty.
ReimbursementRestitution to victimNoticeFeesOrder to withhold and deliverLimitation.
Erroneous or fraudulent paymentErroneous failure to make paymentRepayment ordersRight to contest ordersLien.
Recovery of overpayments.
Public or private insuranceAttorneys' 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 costsPosting 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 crimesContractsDepositsDamages.
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.
RestitutionDisposition when victim dead or not found.
Property subject to seizure and forfeiture.
Seizure and forfeitureProcedure.
Seizure and forfeitureDistribution of proceeds.
Seizure and forfeitureRemedies nondefeatable and supplemental.
Washington state task force against the trafficking of persons.
Human traffickingCoordinated state agency protocols.
Trafficking of personsClearinghouse on human traffickingFunctions.
Commercially sexually exploited children statewide coordinating committee.
Effective date1973 1st ex.s. c 122.
SeverabilityConstruction1977 ex.s. c 302.
Section captions.
SavingsStatute of limitations1982 1st ex.s. c 8.
ConstructionChapter applicable to state registered domestic partnerships2009 c 521.
Domestic violence, official response: Chapter 10.99 RCW.
Victims of sexual assault, programs and plans in aid of: Chapter 70.125 RCW.