2020 Tennessee Code
Title 40 - Criminal Procedure
Chapter 38 - Victims' Rights
Part 1 - Victims' Bill of Rights
§ 40-38-104. Death of Child or Primary Wage Earner — Compensation — Preferences

Universal Citation: TN Code § 40-38-104 (2020)
  1. If a child is the victim of a homicide not committed by the parents, the parents of the child shall be able to apply to the criminal injuries compensation fund for reimbursement to the parents for expenses incurred in obtaining necessary grief counseling.
  2. All vocational schools and technical institutes operated by the board of regents shall, if there are limitations as to the number of persons who may be admitted to a particular school or institute or in a particular class or program, give preference in making the admissions to victims of violent crime. For purposes of this subsection (b), “victim” means the person who will become the primary wage earner in the victim's family if the victim was the primary wage earner and the crime resulted in the victim's death or permanent disability.
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