Bill Summary for S 199 (2019-2020)

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Nov 8 2019

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View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
Senate Bill 199 (Public) Filed Wednesday, March 6, 2019
AN ACT TO PROTECT CHILDREN FROM SEXUAL ABUSE BY INCREASING PROSECUTORIAL OPTIONS FOR DELAYED REPORTS OF CHILD ABUSE, TO EXPAND THE DUTY TO REPORT CHILD ABUSE, TO PROTECT CHILDREN FROM ONLINE PREDATORS, TO EXTEND THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FOR A CIVIL ACTION FOR CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE SO THAT A PLAINTIFF HAS UNTIL AGE THIRTY-EIGHT TO COMMENCE AN ACTION, AND TO REQUIRE TRAINING ON CHILD SEX ABUSE AND SEX TRAFFICKING FOR SCHOOL PERSONNEL.
Intro. by Britt, Harrington, Chaudhuri.

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AN ACT TO PROTECT CHILDREN FROM SEXUAL ABUSE AND TO STRENGTHEN AND MODERNIZE SEXUAL ASSAULT LAWS. SL 2019-245. Enacted November 8, 2019. Parts I, II, III, V, VI, VII, and VIII of this act become effective December 1, 2019, and apply to offenses committed on or after that date. Part IV of this act becomes effective December 1, 2019, and applies to civil actions commenced on or after that date. The remainder of this act is effective November 8, 2019.

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