2009 Regular Session


File Code: Civil Actions and Procedures Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 238
Sponsored By:
Delegates Hecht, Anderson, Beidle, Bromwell, Bronrott, Carr, G. Clagett, Frush, Howard, McHale, Rosenberg, Schuh, and Weldon
Civil Actions - Child Sexual Abuse - Statute of Limitations


Extending the statute of limitations in specified civil actions relating to child sexual abuse; authorizing claims for damages to be filed under the Act for a specified period of time for claims that would otherwise be barred under specified circumstances; and providing for the termination of specified provisions of the Act.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Pamela Beidle, District 32
Delegate Eric M. Bromwell, District 8
Delegate William A. Bronrott, District 16
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Galen R. Clagett, District 3A
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate Brian K. McHale, District 46
Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate Steven R. Schuh, District 31
Delegate Richard B. Weldon, Jr., District 3B

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Child Abuse and Neglect
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Sexual Offenses
Statutes of Limitation
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation

Bill affects the following Statute:

Courts and Judicial Proceedings
( 5-117 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Not available at this time
Amendments: None offered