Votes: NY S02440 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly

Bill Title: 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.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 39-1)

Status: (Passed) 2019-02-14 - SIGNED CHAP.11 [S02440 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Voting Records

AssemblyAssembly Floor Vote - Final Passage2019-01-28142305150PassedLinkView
SenateSenate Judiciary Committee Vote2019-01-281500015PassedLinkView
SenateSenate Judiciary Committee Vote2019-01-281500015PassedLinkView
SenateSenate Floor Vote - Final Passage2019-01-286300063PassedLinkView

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