AN ACT EXTENDING THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FOR A CIVIL ACTION FOR CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE SO THAT A PLAINTIFF HAS UNTIL AGE FORTY TO COMMENCE AN ACTION.
House committee substitute makes the following change to the 1st edition.
Amends proposed GS 1-56(b) (exempting civil child sexual abuse cases from the 10-year statute of limitation) and Section 4 of the bill (reviving civil child sexual abuse actions) to replace the term "civil action for child sexual abuse" with "a civil action against a defendant for sexual abuse suffered while the plaintiff was under 18 years of age."
Adds a severability clause.
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