senate Bill S2440

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

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

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 14, 2019 signed chap.11
Feb 07, 2019 delivered to governor
Jan 28, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.20
substituted for a2683
referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.91
reported and committed to rules
Jan 24, 2019 referred to judiciary

Votes

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Jan 28, 2019 - Judiciary committee Vote

S2440
15
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committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 28, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S2440
19
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committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S2440 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2683
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §30.10, CP L; amd §208, R3403, add §214-g, CPLR; amd §§50-e & 50-i, Gen Muni L; amd §10, Ct Claims Act; amd §3813, Ed L; amd §219-c, add §219-d, Judy L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A10600
2017-2018: S6575, A5885

S2440 - 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 55 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; requires judicial training relating to child abuse and the establishment of rules relating to civil actions brought for sexual offenses committed against children.

S2440 - Sponsor Memo

S2440 - Bill Text download pdf


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

    S. 2440                                                  A. 2683

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 24, 2019
                               ___________

IN  SENATE  --  Introduced  by  Sens. HOYLMAN, STEWART-COUSINS, ADDABBO,
  BAILEY, BENJAMIN, BIAGGI, BRESLIN, BROOKS, CARLUCCI, COMRIE, GAUGHRAN,
  GIANARIS, GOUNARDES, HARCKHAM, JACKSON,  KAMINSKY,  KAPLAN,  KAVANAGH,
  KENNEDY,  KRUEGER,  LIU,  MARTINEZ,  MAY,  MAYER, METZGER, MONTGOMERY,
  MYRIE, PARKER, RAMOS, RIVERA,  SALAZAR,  SANDERS,  SAVINO,  SEPULVEDA,
  SERRANO,  SKOUFIS, STAVISKY, THOMAS -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary

IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. L. ROSENTHAL,  DINOWITZ,  HEASTIE,
  PEOPLES-STOKES,  ENGLEBRIGHT,  GUNTHER, OTIS, JAFFEE, STIRPE, SIMOTAS,
  GALEF,  MOSLEY,  LIFTON,  BARRETT,  PAULIN,  ARROYO,  WALKER,  WEPRIN,
  BICHOTTE,  SIMON, BLAKE, CAHILL, SEAWRIGHT, BARRON, BUCHWALD, BRONSON,
  HEVESI, HYNDMAN, ORTIZ, NOLAN, JONES, CARROLL,  RIVERA,  GLICK,  NIOU,
  DE LA ROSA,  PRETLOW,  GOTTFRIED,  D'URSO,  VANEL, TITUS, JEAN-PIERRE,
  FERNANDEZ,  BENEDETTO,  CRUZ,  EPSTEIN,  FRONTUS,  GRIFFIN,  JACOBSON,
  QUART,  REYES,  RICHARDSON,  ROMEO, RYAN, SAYEGH, BURKE, STECK -- 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; 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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08627-03-9

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