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Legislation


2008 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 858

File Code: Civil Actions and Procedures
Sponsored By:
Delegates Bromwell, Anderson, Barve, DeBoy, Gutierrez, and Rudolph
Entitled:
Civil Actions - Child Sexual Abuse - Statute of Limitations and Limitation of Damages

Synopsis:

Extending the statute of limitations in specified civil actions relating to child sexual abuse; providing that a specified statute of limitations does not apply during a specified period for a person with a certificate of merit obtained from the person's attorney and a licensed psychiatrist or psychologist; requiring information in a certificate of merit for specified civil actions relating to child sexual abuse to be provided by specified people; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
2/6
First Reading Judiciary
2/11
Hearing 3/20 at 1:00 p.m.
2/27
Hearing cancelled
3/3
Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Eric M. Bromwell, District 8
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Kumar P. Barve, District 17
Delegate Steven J. DeBoy, Sr., District 12A
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate David D. Rudolph, District 34B

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Attorneys
Child Abuse and Neglect
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans`; etc.
Damages
Psychiatrists
Psychologists
Sexual Offenses
Statutes of Limitation
Sunset
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation

Bill affects the following Statute:

Courts and Judicial Proceedings
( 5-117 )

Documents:

Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Not available at this time
Amendments: None offered
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