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A02683 Summary:

SPONSORRosenthal L
COSPNSRDinowitz, Heastie, Peoples-Stokes, Englebright, Gunther, Otis, Jaffee, Stirpe, Simotas, Galef, Mosley, Lifton, Barrett, Paulin, Arroyo, Walker, Weprin, Bichotte, Simon, Blake, Cahill, Seawright, Barron, Buchwald, Bronson, Hevesi, Hyndman, Ortiz, Nolan, Jones, Carroll, Rivera, Glick, Niou, De La Rosa, Pretlow, Gottfried, D'Urso, Vanel, Titus, Jean-Pierre, Fernandez, Benedetto, Cruz, Epstein, Frontus, Griffin, Jacobson, Quart, Reyes, Richardson, Romeo, Ryan, Sayegh, Burke, Steck, Woerner, Buttenschon, Fall, Fahy, Zebrowski, Perry
Amd §30.10, CP L; amd §208, R3403, add §214-g, CPLR; amd §§50-e & 50-i, Gen Muni L; amd §10, Ct Claims Act; amd §3813, Ed L; amd §219-c, add §219-d, Judy L
Provides that the statute of limitations for criminal prosecution of a sexual offense committed against a child shall not begin to run until the child turns 23 years of age; provides that a civil action for conduct constituting a sexual offense against a child, shall be brought before the child turns 55 years of age; revives previously barred actions related to sexual abuse of children; grants civil trial preference to such actions; eliminates the notice of claim requirements for such actions when the action is brought against a municipality, the state or a school district; requires judicial training relating to child abuse and the establishment of rules relating to civil actions brought for sexual offenses committed against children.
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