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Courts - Statute of Limitations - Civil Actions Arising Out of Human Rights Abuses

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Delegate Smith


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Extending the statute of limitations to 10 years for specified civil actions under specified circumstances; applying the Act retroactively to any cause of action described in the Act arising on or after October 1, 2006; and making the provisions of the Act severable.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Smith and Morales
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0903
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Civil Actions and Procedures
Narrow Subject(s):Assault
Attorneys' Fees
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Court Costs
Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Foreign Trade -see also- International Affairs
Human Rights
Insurance -see also- Health Ins; MAIF; Motor Vehicle Ins
Sexual Offenses
Statutes of Limitation
Theft -see also- Shoplifting
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings
(5-105, 5-120)

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