2019-2020 Regular Session - HB 418
Child Victim Act of 2019; enact
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide greater protections for individuals who have suffered from childhood sexual abuse; to amend Article 2 of Chapter 3 of Title 9 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to specific periods of limitation, so as to extend the statute of limitations for childhood sexual abuse under certain circumstances; to clarify existing law; to provide for claims against persons and public and private entities; to provide for definitions; to provide for retroactive claims for childhood sexual abuse under certain conditions; to provide for automatic repeal; to provide for a short title; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/25/2019 - House Second Readers
Feb/22/2019 - House First Readers
Feb/21/2019 - House Hopper