Bill Summary for H 585 (2017-2018)

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Apr 19 2017

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View NCGA Bill Details2017-2018 Session
House Bill 585 (Public) Filed Wednesday, April 5, 2017
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.
Intro. by Riddell, Boswell, B. Turner, Williams.

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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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