46-18-248. Rights of state for crime victims compensation and assistance. (1) Whenever a victim is paid from the state crime victims compensation and assistance program as provided in Title 53, chapter 9, part 1, for loss arising out of a criminal act, the state is subrogated, to the extent of the payment to the victim, to the rights of the victim to any restitution ordered by the court.
(2) The rights of the state are subordinate to the claims of multiple victims who have suffered loss arising out of multiple offenses by the same offender or arising from any transaction that is part of the same continuous scheme of criminal activity of an offender.
History: En. Sec. 8, Ch. 426, L. 1983; amd. Sec. 53, Ch. 18, L. 1995; amd. Sec. 4, Ch. 118, L. 2001.