IN SB0386 | 2020 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 13 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-01-23 - Pursuant to Senate Rule 68(b); reassigned to Committee on Corrections and Criminal Law
Pending: Senate Corrections & Criminal Law Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Civil statutes of limitations. Removes the statute of limitations for civil causes of action concerning child sexual abuse, and provides that a person who alleges an injury resulting from child sexual abuse may file an action in an otherwise time barred case. Specifies that a patient of a health facility who is injured while on the premises of the health facility may bring an action not later than two years from the date the injury: (1) occurs; or (2) is discovered or reasonably should have been discovered. Makes conforming amendments.

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Title

Civil statutes of limitations.

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-01-23SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 68(b); reassigned to Committee on Corrections and Criminal Law
2020-01-13SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Judiciary
2020-01-13SenateAuthored by Senator Freeman

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