23A-28B-40.1 . Emergency expenses--Requests for reimbursement.

The department may use the crime victims' compensation fund to reimburse a law enforcement agency or law enforcement officer for any actual expenses incurred for the payment of emergency expenses, including food and shelter, for any person if:

(1) A law enforcement officer reasonably believes the person was the victim of a crime; and

(2) No other services were reasonably available for the victim at the time.

Any law enforcement agency or law enforcement officer seeking reimbursement under this section shall submit to the department a request and the receipts for the expenses incurred for any victim as provided in this section.

Source: SL 2020, ch 99, ยง 2.