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2019-2020 Regular Session - SB 228
"Child Victim Act of 2019"
Sponsored By
SC: JudiciaryHC:
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 actions for childhood sexual abuse under certain circumstances; to provide for retroactive claims for childhood sexual abuse under certain circumstances; to clarify existing law; to revise and provide for definitions; to provide for a short title; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/01/2019 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/28/2019 - Senate Hopper