Introduced House Bill (H)

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Victim compensation and victims' rights. Provides that: (1) leaving the scene of an accident if the accident results in serious bodily injury or death; and (2) operating while intoxicated causing serious bodily injury or death; are "violent crimes" for purposes of the victim compensation act. Provides that if a victim requests an expedited trial, the court shall require a trial or disposition of the criminal case within 18 months. Victim compensation and victims' rights. Provides that: (1) leaving the scene of an accident if the accident results in serious bodily injury or death; and (2) operating while intoxicated causing serious bodily injury or death; are "violent crimes" for purposes of the victim compensation act. Provides that if a victim requests an expedited trial, the court shall require a trial or disposition of the criminal case within 18 months.