MD SB134 | 2021 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-1)
Status: Introduced on January 13 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-12-28 - Hearing 2/02 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Altering the definition of "sexual abuse"; altering the statute of limitations in certain civil actions relating to child sexual abuse by providing that a certain action may be filed at any time; providing for the retroactive application of the Act to revive any action that was barred by the application of the period of limitations applicable before October 1, 2021, if the action is filed before October 1, 2023; and repealing a statute of repose for certain civil actions relating to child sexual abuse.

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Title

Civil Actions - Child Sexual Abuse - Definition and Statute of Limitations

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-12-28SenateHearing 2/02 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-09-30SenatePre-filed
2021-01-13SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings

Same As/Similar To

HB263 (Crossfiled) 2021-03-05 - Hearing 3/11 at 1:30 p.m.

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