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HB 0109 - Child Victim Protection Act of 2021; enact

Tracking Level: Watch
Sponsor: Heath Clark
Last Action: 3/9/2021 - Senate - Senate Read and Referred
House Committee: Judiciary
Senate Committee: Judiciary

Staff Analysis of the Legislation

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SUMMARY:  LC 41 3083S

This bill is the "Child Victim Protection Act of 2021."  It updates the existing law to extend the statute of limitations for childhood sexual abuse under certain circumstances and provides for retroactive claims for childhood sexual abuse under certain circumstances. The plaintiff could file those claims when between the ages of 23 and 38. 

Sovereign and government immunity is waived to the extent of liability. 



July 1, 2021 

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