Mississippi  Department of  Corrections

Christopher B. Epps  

Phil Bryant

Commissioner   

 Governor  

 

 

 

Bill of Rights by Agency

 

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