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Civil Actions - Child Sexual Abuse - Statute of Limitations and Required Findings

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Senator Young


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Altering the statute of limitations in specified civil actions relating to child sexual abuse; providing that, in a specified action, damages may be awarded against a person or governmental entity that is not an alleged perpetrator only under specified circumstances; providing that a specified action is exempt from specified provisions of the Local Government Torts Claims Act; providing that a specified action is exempt from specified provisions of the Maryland Torts Claims Act; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Young, Benson, Brochin, Feldman, Ferguson, Guzzone, Kagan, King, Madaleno, Manno, Mathias, Miller, Muse, Nathan-Pulliam, Pinsky, Robinson, Salling, Smith, and Zucker
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Civil Actions and Procedures
Narrow Subject(s):Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Sexual Offenses
Statutes of Limitation
Torts -see also- Libel and Slander; Med Malp; Wrongful Death
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings

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November 28, 2017 1:11 P.M.