assembly Bill A10600

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides for the timeliness of commencing criminal and civil action for sexual offenses committed against children

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 17, 2016 held for consideration in rules
Jun 15, 2016 reported referred to rules
Jun 07, 2016 referred to codes

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A10600 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Rules
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §30.10, CP L; amd §208, RR3211 & 3403, add §214-f, CPLR; amd §§50-e & 50-i, Gen Muni L; amd §10, Ct Claims Act; amd §3813, Ed L; amd §413, Soc Serv L; amd §219-c, add §219-d, Judy L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A5885
2019-2020: A2683

A10600 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that the statute of limitations for criminal prosecution of a sexual offense committed against a child shall not begin to run until the child turns 23 years of age; provides that a civil action for conduct constituting a sexual offense against a child, shall be brought before the child turns 28 years of age; revives previously barred actions related to sexual abuse of children; grants civil trial preference to such actions (view more) eliminates the notice of claim requirements for such actions when the action is brought against a municipality, the state or a school district; designates members of the clergy as persons required to report cases of suspected child abuse or maltreatment; requires judicial training relating to child abuse and the establishment of rules relating to civil actions brought for sexual offenses committed against children.

A10600 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  10600

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 7, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  COMMITTEE  ON  RULES  -- (at request of M. of A. Markey,
  Dinowitz, Morelle,  Sepulveda,  Englebright,  Gunther,  Otis,  Jaffee,
  Robinson,  Stirpe,  Aubry,  Simotas,  Galef,  Hooper, Mosley, Russell,
  Rosenthal, Lifton, Barrett, Paulin,  Cook,  Arroyo,  Walker,  Linares,
  Weprin,  Bichotte, Lavine, O'Donnell, Simon, Blake, Cahill, Seawright,
  Barron, Buchwald, Bronson, Solages,  Brindisi,  Fahy,  Glick,  Hevesi,
  Hyndman,  Ortiz,  Pretlow,  Rivera)  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to  the  statute
  of  limitations in criminal prosecution of a sexual offense, committed
  against a child; to  amend  the  civil  practice  law  and  rules,  in
  relation  to the statute of limitations for civil actions related to a
  sexual offense committed against a child, reviving such actions other-
  wise barred by the existing statute of limitations and granting  trial
  preference  to  such  actions;  to amend the general municipal law, in
  relation to providing that the notice of claim  provisions  shall  not
  apply  to  such actions; to amend the court of claims act, in relation
  to providing that the notice of intention to file provisions shall not
  apply to such actions; to amend the  education  law,  in  relation  to
  providing  that the notice of claim provisions shall not apply to such
  actions; to amend the social services law, in relation to  designating
  members of the clergy as persons required to report cases of suspected
  child  abuse  or  maltreatment;  and  to  amend  the judiciary law, in
  relation to judicial training relating to sexual abuse of  minors  and
  rules  reviving  civil  actions  relating to sexual offenses committed
  against children

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.    Paragraph  (f) of subdivision 3 of section 30.10 of the
criminal procedure law, as separately amended by chapters 3 and  320  of
the laws of 2006, is amended to read as follows:
  (f)  For  purposes  of  a  prosecution  involving  a sexual offense as
defined in article one hundred thirty of the penal  law,  other  than  a
sexual  offense  delineated  in paragraph (a) of subdivision two of this

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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