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Mississippi Crime Victims' Bill of Rights by Agency Responsibility

Code Short Title Law Enforcement Prosecution Judiciary Prisoner Custodian
99-43-1 Title & Purpose 99-43-1 99-43-1 99-43-1 99-43-1
99-43-3 Definitions 99-43-3 99-43-3 99-43-3 99-43-3
99-43-5 Designated and lawful representative     99-43-5(2)  
99-43-7 Law enforcement notice requirements 99-43-7 99-43-7 99-43-7 99-43-7
99-43-9 Prosecutor notice requirements upon written request of victim 99-43-9
99-43-11 Prosecutor's duty to confer with victim prior to disposition 99-43-11
99-43-13 Prosecutor's duty to confer with victim prior to trial; confidentiality 99-43-13
99-43-15 Trial transcripts; right to receive if pay costs
99-43-17 Victim not entitled to direct prosecution of case 99-43-17
99-43-19 Freedom from delay; continuances 99-43-19 99-43-19
99-43-21 Right to be present at criminal proceedings 99-43-21 99-43-21
99-43-23 Separate waiting area; minimizing contact with defendant, defendant's relatives and defense witnesses 99-43-23
99-43-25 Victim residence and identification information; petition, hearing and confidentiality 99-43-25 99-43-25
99-43-27 Negotiated plea agreements; notice and presence 99-43-27 99-43-27
99-43-29 Notice regarding disposition and sentencing 99-43-29
99-43-31 Victim impact statements to probation officers; duty to consider victim impact 99-43-31 99-43-31
99-43-33 Victim impact statements during court proceedings 99-43-33 99-43-33
99-43-35 Post-arrest release or escape and post-sentencing information 99-43-35 99-43-35(e)
99-43-37 Presence at court proceedings; oral or written statements by victim 99-43-37
99-43-39 Return and release of victims' property 99-43-39 99-43-39 99-43-39
99-43-41 Custodial agencies notice requirements 99-43-41
99-43-43 Victim statement or recording for Department of Corrections records; notice regarding parole or pardon proceedings 99-43-43
99-43-45 Testimony and preparation for criminal proceeding free from threat or fear of losing employment
99-43-47 Prosecutor assertion of victims' rights 99-43-47
99-43-49 Failure to provide victim's right; effect; reasonable attempts to provide notice 99-43-49 99-43-49 99-43-49
 
  NOTES
 
99-43-31 Probation officer preparing pre-sentence investigation shall consider specific aspects of victim impact
 
99-43-43(2) Governor must notify victim and allow submission of written or recorded statement when pardon is considered
 
99-43-45 Employers must allow victim to participate in prosecution without loss or fear of loss of employment