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§ 143B‑480.3. Restitution; actions.

(a)        Repealed by SessionLaws 2009‑354, s. 2, effective July 27, 2009.

(b)        The Program shallbe an eligible recipient for restitution or reparation under G.S. 15A‑1021,15A‑1343, 148‑33.1, 148‑33.2, 148‑57.1, and any otherapplicable statutes.

(c)        When any victimwho:

(1)        Has receivedassistance under this Part;

(2)        Brings an action fordamages arising out of the rape, attempted rape, sexual offense, or attemptedsexual offense for which she received that assistance; and

(3)        Recovers damagesincluding the expenses for which she was awarded assistance,

the court shall make as part ofits judgment an order for reimbursement to the Program of the amount of anyassistance awarded less reasonable expenses allocated by the court to thatrecovery.

(d)        Funds appropriatedto the Department of Crime Control and Public Safety for this program may beused to purchase and distribute rape evidence collection kits approved by theState Bureau of Investigation.  (1981, c. 931, s. 2; 1983, c. 715, s. 3; 2008‑107,s. 18.2(b); 2009‑354, s. 2.)