Legislative Update - 2017

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Mar 11th, 17
Legislative Update regarding SB 224
SB 224 (BR 1647) - W. Schroder: AN ACT relating to civil actions involving sexual misconduct.

SB 224 passed House Judiciary Committee today unanimously, put on consent. 

SB 224 (BR 1647) - W. Schroder
     AN ACT relating to civil actions involving sexual misconduct.
    Create a new section of KRS Chapter 413 to extend the civil statute of limitations for an illness or injury suffered as a result of an act or series of acts against a person 18 years or older that meets the criteria of an offense under KRS Chapters 510, 529, 530, or 531 to five years unless the civil defendant was convicted of the offense, in which case there is no statute of limitations.



Laela Kashan, Staff Attorney, KASAP, Sen. Wil Schroder, sponsor  

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This project was supported by Grant Number VAWA ARRA-2009-KASAP-00034 awarded through the Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The Opinions, findings, conclusions and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women or the Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet.

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