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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 4: Division of victim compensation and assistance; program director; powers and duties

Section 4. (a) The division of victim compensation and assistance shall administer the provisions of this chapter. Subject to appropriation, the attorney general shall designate a program director of said division. Said program director may appoint and remove, subject to the approval of the attorney general, such investigative, legal and clerical or other staff as the work of the division requires.

(b) The program director shall have the authority to promulgate rules and regulations pursuant to chapter thirty A as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this chapter.

(c) The program director shall be authorized to apply for and receive sums which may be transmitted to the victim compensation fund maintained by the treasurer and for any other such funds as may become available to administer the requirements of this chapter.