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May 6, 2020 – New bill would put $5 billion toward fighting online child abuse | By Adi Robertson

https://www.theverge.com/platform/amp/2020/5/6/21249079/online-abuse-invest-child-safety-act-fbi-investigations-bill-wyden-eshoo?__twitter_impression=true

December 2, 2019 – 15 States Make it Easier to Sue Church for Sex Abuse

https://www.courthousenews.com/15-states-make-it-easier-to-sue-church-for-sex-abuse/

 

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ALABAMA

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ALASKA

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ARIZONA

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February 14, 2020 – Arizona Survivors of Abuse Have Opportunity to Seek Justice and Healing | By Joseph Saunders

https://losangeles.legalexaminer.com/legal/arizona-survivors-of-abuse-have-opportunity-to-seek-justice-and-healing/ 

January 30, 2020 – Abused in Scouting: Arizona Survivors Face New Deadline to Seek Justice | By Nicole Crites

https://www.azfamily.com/news/original_reporting/abused-in-scouting-arizona-survivors-face-new-deadline-to-seek/article_0065477e-43b4-11ea-b28f-fb197b6d7a3f.html

November 24, 2019 – Legislature looks to update sex assault laws | By Howard Fischer

https://www.eacourier.com/free-access/legislature-looks-to-update-sex-assault-laws/article_b7757580-0f00-11ea-86a7-37d43b0492db.html

November 23, 2019 – Governor’s task force recommends changes to arizona sex-abuse laws | By Howard Fischer

https://tucson.com/news/local/governor-s-task-force-recommends-changes-to-arizona-sex-abuse/article_ae09d754-fada-5b5f-b576-8a1ea3d98323.html

 

ARKANSAS

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CALIFORNIA

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January 27, 2020 – New California Law Provides Justice for Survivors of Childhood Sex Abuse by Priests | By Joseph Saunders

New California Law Provides Justice for Survivors of Childhood Sex Abuse by Priests

January 9, 2020 – New laws in California for 2020 | By Brandon McCapes

https://www.wintersexpress.com/local-news/new-laws-in-california-for-2020/

October 15, 2019 – Corey Feldmen Celebrates New CA Law that will Extend Time to Report for Child Sex Abuse Victims 

Corey Feldman Celebrates New CA Law That Will Extend Time To Report For Child Sex Abuse Victims

October 14, 2019 – California Sex Abuse Law Likely to Spur Thousands of Claims 

https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/california/articles/2019-10-14/california-sex-abuse-law-likely-to-spur-thousands-of-claims

October 13, 2019 – California grants more time for filing child sexual abuse allegations under new law | By Patrick McGreevy

https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-10-13/child-sexual-abuse-allegations-extension-filing-allegations-california-law

October 13, 2019 – Law gives child sex assault victims more time to file suits | By Adam Beam

https://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/law-child-sex-assault-victims-time-file-suits-66252379

September 17, 2019 – Leaders hope compensation plan brings some healing, hope to survivors | By Pablo Kay

https://www.ncronline.org/news/accountability/leaders-hope-compensation-plan-brings-some-healing-hope-survivors

September 13, 2019 – Here are the 2019 Bils California has Passed so Far – Now it’s up to Newsom

https://laist.com/2019/09/13/california-final-bill-tracker-2019-legislature.php

September 6, 2019 – Sacramento Report: Two Education Bills With Big Price Tags Move Forward | By Sara Libby

https://www.voiceofsandiego.org/topics/government/sacramento-report-two-education-bills-with-big-price-tags-move-forward/

September 4, 2019 – NY Bishops Support Law Requiring Public School Abuse-Prevention Classes | By Mike Matvey

https://catholic-sf.org/news/ny-bishops-support-law-requiring-public-school-abuse-prevention-classes

 

COLORADO

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2020 – A Bill for an Act: Concerning changing the statute of limitations applicable to civil actions alleging sexual misconduct for which the statute of limitations has not yet run as of January 1, 2021

https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/documents/2020A/bills/2020a_1296_ren.pdf

March 4, 2020 – Colorado tries to end time limits for sex abuse lawsuits

https://www.columbiabasinherald.com/news/2020/mar/04/colorado-tries-to-end-time-limits-for-sex-abuse/

February 27, 2020 – ‘One step at a time’: The path to a new sex abuse bill | By Michael Karlik

https://www.coloradopolitics.com/news/premium/one-step-at-a-time-the-path-to-a-new/article_9ea1db54-54e0-11ea-b7d9-2bf9f01e27c2.html

December 2, 2019 – 1 in 5 Colorado legislators supports extending civil statute of limitations for child sex abuse, 13 years after last major push | By Michael Karlik

https://www.coloradopolitics.com/news/premium/in-colorado-legislators-supports-extending-civil-statute-of-limitations-for/article_1dde4bc4-107f-11ea-bf85-27904e8ca485.html

October 31, 2019 – Former AG Coffman endorses statute of limitations change following clergy abuse report | By Michael Karlik

https://www.coloradopolitics.com/news/former-ag-coffman-endorses-statute-of-limitations-change-following-clergy/article_a36f6e60-fc09-11e9-b83a-8f097e9c3e66.html

 

CONNECTICUT

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February 21, 2020 – CT keeping statute of limitations for sex assaults ‘devestating’ for survivors | By Christine Stuart

https://www.ctpost.com/local/article/CT-keeping-statute-of-limitations-for-sex-15073617.php

February 20, 2020 – Legislature unlikely to eliminate civil statute of limitations for sex abuse | By Kaitlyn Krasselt

https://www.nhregister.com/politics/article/Legislature-unlikely-to-eliminate-civil-statute-15072024.php

January 22, 2020 – Senate Dems to propose extening statute of limitations in civil sexual assault cases | By Kelan Lyons

Senate Dems to propose extending statute of limitations in civil sexual assault cases

January 7, 2020 – Legislative task force unanimously recommends eliminating the statute of limitations for sexual assault lawsuits | By Daniela Altimari

https://www.courant.com/politics/capitol-watch/hc-pol-statute-of-limitations-20200107-724rx3llvrccjjvdzrk2pti2vi-story.html

 

DELAWARE

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FLORIDA

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March 10, 2020 – Florida House backs eliminating time limit in sex abuse cases 

https://www.news4jax.com/news/florida/2020/03/10/florida-house-backs-eliminating-time-limit-in-sex-abuse-cases/

February 7, 2020 – Donna’s Law would remove statute of limitqation on sexual battery of minors | By Jake Stofan

https://www.wctv.tv/content/news/Donnas-Law-would-remove-statute-of-limitation-on-sexual-battery-of-minors-567667061.html

January 15, 2020 – Bill would give Sexual Assault Survivors One Year ‘Look Back Window’ to File Cases | By Stephanie Colombini

https://news.wgcu.org/2020-01-15/bill-would-give-sexual-assault-survivors-one-year-look-back-window-to-file-cases

December 10, 2019 – Bill would remove statute of limitations for civil suits stemming from sex offenses against minors | By Ryan Nicol

Bill would remove statute of limitations for civil suits stemming from sex offenses against minors

October 22, 2019 – Lawmakers hope to do away with statute of limitations for child rape | By Jake Stofan

https://www.wctv.tv/content/news/Lawmakers-hope-to-do-away-with-statute-of-limitations-for-child-rape-563652221.html

October 30, 2019 – Orlando woman’s ‘worst nightmare’ inspires fight to end Florida’s statute of limitation for child sex abuse | By Grace Toohey

https://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/crime/os-ne-orlando-woman-fights-against-child-sex-abuse-statute-limitations-20191030-ftdbqiceqvd5xhphjzzg3quduu-story.html

September 17, 2019 – Proposed Florida Bill Would Dramatically Increase Amount of Time for Sex Abuse Victims to File Claims | By Carey Codd

Proposed Florida Bill Would Dramatically Increase Amount Of Time For Sex Abuse Victims To File Claims

 

GEORGIA

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March 16, 2020 – Bill advances that aims to deliver justice for adults abused as children | By Ross Williams

Bill advances that aims to deliver justice for adults abused as children

March 6, 2020 – ‘Hidden Predator’ bill widens statute of limitations for child sex abuse lawsuits in Georgia | By Beau Evans

https://www.northwestgeorgianews.com/catoosa_walker_news/news/hidden-predator-bill-widens-statute-of-limitations-for-child-sex/article_a82c6a7e-5fbf-11ea-92ae-2bd703f2e12a.html

March 5, 2020 – ‘Hidden Predator’ bill widens statute of limitations for child sex abuse lawsuits in Georgia 

https://times-herald.com/news/2020/03/hidden-predator-bill-widens-statute-of-limitations-for-child-sex-abuse-lawsuits-in-georgia

March 4, 2020 – ‘Hidden Predator’ bill widens statute of limitations for child sex abuse lawsuits in Georgia | By Beau Evans

https://www.augustachronicle.com/news/20200304/hidden-predator-bill-widens-statute-of-limitations-for-child-sex-abuse-lawsuits-in-georgia

April 8, 2019 – Statute of Limitations for Child Sexual Abuse Civil Lawsuits in Georgia

http://cease.law.uga.edu/sites/default/files/u61/2018-2019%20CEASE%20White%20Paper%20April%208%202019.pdf

 

HAWAII

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February 27, 2020 – Lawmakers consider lengthy extension to statute of limitations for childhood sex abuse | By Lynn Kawano

https://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/2020/02/28/window-could-be-extended-again-sex-abuse-victims-file-civil-claim-this-time-up-years/

 

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ILLINOIS

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INDIANA

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February 26, 2020 – Bill loosening statute of limitation on childhood sexual assault advancing | By Devin Zimmerman

http://kokomoperspective.com/kp/news/bill-loosening-statute-of-limitation-on-childhood-sexual-assault-advancing/article_8882fd1c-573d-11ea-b211-8fe09866e058.html

February 21, 2020 – Bill extending sex crimes statute of limitations advances to full House | By Katie Stancombe

https://www.theindianalawyer.com/articles/bill-extending-sex-crimes-statute-of-limitations-advances-to-full-house

February 19, 2020 – This Indiana bill could possibly help abuse | By Jon Webb

https://www.courierpress.com/story/opinion/columnists/jon-webb/2020/02/19/indiana-bill-could-possibly-help-victims-priest-sex-abuse/4797135002/

February 5, 2020 – Web Exclusive: Senate passes bill extending sex crimes statute of limitations | By Katie Stancombe

https://www.theindianalawyer.com/articles/senate-passes-bill-extending-sex-crimes-statute-of-limitations

January 31, 2020 – Bill sponsored by Sem. Crider could enable more sex crimes prosecutions | By Jessica Karins

http://www.greenfieldreporter.com/2020/02/01/bill_sponsored_by_sen_crider_could_enable_more_sex_crimes_prosecutions/

January 21, 2020 – Indiana lawmakers want to extend statute of limitations on rape, child exploitation

Indiana lawmakers want to extend statute of limitations on rape, child exploitation

January 21, 2020 – Statute of limitations eliminated for some child sex crimes in new bill 

https://www.wthr.com/article/news/local/indiana/statute-limitations-eliminated-some-child-sex-crimes-new-bill/531-bc3656c9-3df6-4add-a571-c225e8e21117

 

IOWA

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February 18, 2020 – Iowa Lawmakers Could Eliminate Statute of Limitations on Sex Abuse | By Jason Taylor

https://whoradio.iheart.com/content/2020-02-18-iowa-lawmakers-could-eliminate-statute-of-limitations-on-sex-abuse/

February 11, 2020 – End Iowa’s statute of limitations laws for sexual abuse | By Lyz Lenz

https://www.thegazette.com/subject/opinion/staff-columnist/end-iowas-statute-of-limitations-laws-for-sexual-abuse-20200211

KANSAS

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February 27, 2020 – The state currently has among the most restrictive statute of limitations for child sex abuse in the country | By Ryan J. Farrick

Kansas Considers Dropping Statute of Limitations on Child Sex Abuse Claims

KENTUCKY

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February 27, 2020 – Lawmakers advance bill targeting online child predators following Louisville woman’s story of abuse | By Lawrence Smith

https://www.wdrb.com/news/lawmakers-advance-bill-targeting-online-child-predators-following-louisville-woman/article_90858de8-59a1-11ea-9146-77cb12ac5204.html

 

LOUISIANA

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MAINE

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MARYLAND

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February 21, 2020 – Ending MD Time Limitations on Child Sexual Abuse Cases | By Don Rush

https://www.delmarvapublicradio.net/post/ending-md-time-limitations-child-sexual-abuse-cases

February 21, 2020 – House bill in Maryland would eliminate statute of limitations for civil suits in sex abuse cases 

House bill in Maryland would eliminate statute of limitations for civil suits in sex abuse cases

February 20 , 2020 – Hidden Predator Act would end statute of limitations on filing lawsuits in future cases | By David Collins

https://www.wbaltv.com/article/hidden-predator-act-maryland-end-statute-of-limitations-lawsuits/31025704#

 

MASSACHUSETTS

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MICHIGAN

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MINNESOTA

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February 18, 2020 – Sexual assault victim – survivors advocate for bill that may eliminate statute of limitations | By Sharon Yoo

https://www.kare11.com/article/news/local/breaking-the-news/sexual-assault-victim-survivors-advocate-for-bill-that-may-eliminate-statute-of-limitations/89-7270b283-de94-400d-9df7-c52b41bb8636

 

MISSISSIPPI

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MISSISSIPPI

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MISSOURI

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January 25, 2020 – Bill would repeal time limits on abuse lawsuits | By Greg Kozol

https://www.newspressnow.com/news/local_news/bill-would-repeal-time-limits-on-abuse-lawsuits/article_5cb72238-3eb7-11ea-bf81-db22213cc5a4.html

January 15, 2020 – Ending time limits for child sex abuse lawsuits gets support from Missouri lawmakers | By Tynan Stewart

https://www.stltoday.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/lawmakers-advocates-push-legislation-to-remove-time-limits-for-child/article_5999df6a-1787-5f6a-a2e2-7f3b77b1309a.html

October 6, 2019 – Advocates call for Missouri to join other states in lifting time limits on child sex abuse lawsuits | By Nassim Benchaabane 

https://www.stltoday.com/lifestyles/faith-and-values/advocates-call-for-missouri-to-join-other-states-in-lifting/article_94851dd6-14e5-5920-bc92-71d363230f1c.html

 

MONTANA

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April 29, 2020 – Montana sees flurry of child sex abuse lawsuits as deadline approaches | By Phoebe Tollefson

https://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana-sees-flurry-of-child-sex-abuse-lawsuits-as-deadline-approaches/article_7b70f900-c3a6-5386-bb3d-bd236407ec94.html

 

NEBRASKA

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NEVADA

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NEW HAMPSHIRE

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March 8, 2020 – N.H. considers eliminating statute of limitations in criminal cases involving sexual assault | By Alyssa Dandrea

https://www.concordmonitor.com/Criminal-statute-of-limitations-sexual-assault-NH-33102726

 

NEW JERSEY

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December 2, 2019 – Lawsuits filed under new child victim law in NJ

https://www.burlingtoncountytimes.com/news/20191202/lawsuits-filed-under-new–child-victim-law-in-nj

November 26, 2019 – New law in New Jersey gets rid of statute of limitations for sex abuse | By Darla Miles

https://abc7ny.com/new-law-in-nj-gets-rid-of-statute-of-limitations-for-sex-abuse/5720702/

October 8, 2019 – New Jersey law may offer Worcester area Boy Scout abuse victims hope | By Elaine Thompson

https://www.telegram.com/news/20191008/new-jersey-law-may-offer-worcester-area-boy-scout-abuse-victims-hope

 

NEW MEXICO

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February 14, 2020 – Bill to lengthen statute of limitations on child sexual abuse passes House | By Susan Dunlap

Bill to lengthen statute of limitations on child sexual abuse passes House

February 13, 2020 – Bill seeks to extend statute of limitations for some child sex crimes | By Katy Barnitz

https://www.lcsun-news.com/story/news/2020/02/13/bill-seeks-extend-statute-limitations/4749821002/

February 12, 2020 – Bill seeks to extend statute of limitations | By Katy Barnitz

https://www.abqjournal.com/1420135/bill-seeks-to-extend-statute-of-limitations.html

February 10, 2020 – Bill to change civil statute of limitations on child sexual abuse passes House committee | By Michael Gerstein

Bill to change civil statute of limitations on child sexual abuse passes House committee

February 10, 2020 – House panel approves child sexual assault statute of limitation changes | By Michael Gerstein

https://www.santafenewmexican.com/news/legislature/house-panel-approves-child-sexual-assault-statute-of-limitation-changes/article_bc763a36-4c1f-11ea-9a33-571183b23591.html

 

NEW YORK

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June 2, 2020 – Child Victims Act gets 1-year extension | By Melanie Lekocevic

https://www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/publicservicenews/child-victims-act-gets-1-year-extension/article_d7077e8e-5b91-5f5b-b321-be030251910b.html

May 28, 2020 – NY Legislature Votes to Extend Child Victims Act Deadline

NY Legislature Votes to Extend Child Victims Act Deadline

May 28, 2020 – New York Legislature OKs Extension to Child Victims Act ‘Look-Back’ Window | By Ryan Tarinelli

https://www.law.com/newyorklawjournal/2020/05/28/new-york-legislature-oks-extension-to-child-victims-act-look-back-window/

May 26, 2020 – State lawmakers will reconvene to OK Covid – 19 bills, extend Child Victims Act | By Tom Precious

State lawmakers will reconvene to OK Covid-19 bills, extend Child Victims Act

May 26, 2020 – Nassau County Judge Makes Monumental Ruling for Child Victims Act Claims | By John Bair

Nassau County Judge Makes Monumental Ruling for Child Victims Act Claims

May 14, 2020 – NY judge upholds Child Victims Act after challenge by Rockville Centre diocese 

https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/ny-judge-upholds-child-victims-act-after-challenge-by-rockville-centre-diocese-63593

April 7, 2020 – New York Lawmakers Decline Chance to Extend ‘Look-Back Window’ in Child Victims Act | By Ryan Tarinelli and Jack Newsham

https://www.law.com/newyorklawjournal/2020/04/07/new-york-lawmakers-decline-to-extend-look-back-window-in-child-victims-act/

February 14, 2020 – NY’s Child Victims Act at the midpoint: Syracuse Diocese sued nearly 40 times so far | By Julie McMahon

https://www.syracuse.com/crime/2020/02/nys-child-victims-act-at-the-midpoint-syracuse-diocese-sued-nearly-40-times-so-far.html

January 28, 2020 – Child Victims Act extension proposed | By John Wittaker

https://www.observertoday.com/news/local-region/2020/01/child-victims-act-extension-proposed/

January 24, 2020 – Proposed Legislation Seeks to Extend the CVA Revivial Window for One Additional Year | By Gershon Akerman & Karen Bitar

https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/proposed-legislation-seeks-to-extend-91659/

October 26, 2019 – State Senator Proposes Legal Recourse for Adult Survivors of Sex Abuse 

https://wcbs880.radio.com/articles/news/bill-would-allow-adult-survivors-sex-abuse-sue-abusers

September 21, 2019 – Cuomo Signs Bill Extending Statute of Limitations | John Wittaker

https://www.post-journal.com/news/local-news/2019/09/cuomo-signs-bill-extending-statue-of-limitations/

September 22, 2019 – New law lets old students sue SAR decades after alleged abuse | Byy Heather J. Smith

https://riverdalepress.com/stories/new-law-lets-old-students-sue-sar-decades-after-alleged-abuse,70035

September 19, 2019 – New York State Extends Statute of Limitations for Rape Survivors | By Alanna Vagianos

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/new-york-state-rape-statute-limitations_n_5d827699e4b070d468c5f766

September 12, 2019 – New Law in NY Allows Abuse Case Against MTA to Move Forward | Jill Kirsch

https://jewishlink.news/community-news/bergen/33277-new-law-in-ny-allows-abuse-case-against-mta-to-move-forward

September 11, 2019 – Lawsuits mount as sex abuse ‘lookback window’ nears second month | By Emma Whitford

Lawsuits mount as sex abuse ‘lookback window’ nears second month

September 11, 2019 – Through ‘Lookback Window,’ Jewish Orgs Face Retribution for Child Sex Abuse | By Hannah Dreyfus

https://jewishweek.timesofisrael.com/jewish-institutions-that-mishandled-abuse-cases-decades-ago-now-fear-bankruptcy/

September 8, 2019 – Child Abuse Law Signed in New York Long After Diocese’s Adoption | By Andrew Pugliese

Child Abuse Law Signed in New York Long After Diocese’s Adoption

 

NORTH CAROLINA

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November 8, 2019 – Governor signs North Carolina sexual assault reforms into law | By Kate Martin

https://www.thestate.com/news/state/north-carolina/article237155589.html

October 31, 2019 – NC lawmakers pass bill to extend statute of limitations for child sex crime victims | By Ann McAdams

https://www.wect.com/2019/10/31/nc-lawmakers-pass-bill-extend-statute-limitations-child-sex-crime-victims/

https://www.wect.com/2019/10/31/nc-lawmakers-pass-bill-extend-statute-limitations-child-sex-crime-victims/

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OHIO

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February 4, 2020 – Democrats, governor push to remove criminal statute of limitations on sex crimes | By Anna Staver

https://www.cantonrep.com/news/20200204/democrats-governor-push-to-remove-criminal-statute-of-limitations-on-sex-crimes/1

December 2, 2019 – Ohio House GOP leader ‘open’ to statute of limitations reform after I-Team report on Catholic church | By Dan Monk

https://www.wcpo.com/news/local-news/i-team/ohio-house-gop-leader-open-to-statute-of-limitations-reform-after-i-team-report-on-catholic-church

September 10, 2019 – First dissent emerges to bill giving Strauss victims more time to sue Ohio State

https://www.dispatch.com/news/20190910/first-dissent-emerges-to-bill-giving-strauss-victims-more-time-to-sue-ohio-state

September 6, 2019 – Oklahoma statute of limitations keeps justice system from prosecuting certain child sex abuse cases | By Lynn Casey

https://www.fox23.com/news/oklahoma-statute-of-limitations-keeps-justice-system-from-prosecuting-certain-child-sex-abuse-cases/983622006/

https://www.fox23.com/news/oklahoma-statute-of-limitations-keeps-justice-system-from-prosecuting-certain-child-sex-abuse-cases/983622006/

OKLAHOMA

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February 13, 2020 – Statute of limitations bill passes judiciary committee | By Lynn Casey

https://www.fox23.com/news/statute-limitations-bill-passes-judiciary-committee/EZ6HPROEFVCDFAOWZ2TN2PAHYE/

February 4, 2020 – House committee advances legislation to eliminate statute of limitations for child sex abuse | By Randy Krehbiel 

https://www.tulsaworld.com/news/house-committee-advances-legislation-to-eliminate-statute-of-limitations-for/article_f303512b-2afc-5e4f-8251-14103f45dd01.html

 

OREGON

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PENNSYLVANIA

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December 3, 2019 – Pennsylvania Follows Multi-State Movement to Modify and Extend Statutes of Limitation for Sexual Abuse Claims | By Luke Repici & Georffrey Sasso

https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/pennsylvania-follows-multi-state-27939/

November 26, 2019 – Law abolishes state’s statute of limitations on childhood sexual abuse | By Judy Ellich

https://www.dailyamerican.com/news/local/somerset/law-abolishes-state-s-statue-of-limitations-on-childhood-sexual/article_faa8b283-29eb-51b1-b7ab-adea5d7e009e.html

November 24, 2019 – Historic reforms for statute of limitations in child sex abuse cases headed to Governor Wolf’s desk | By Mark Abrams

https://kywnewsradio.radio.com/articles/news/reforms-in-child-sex-abuses-cases-headed-to-governors-desk

November 23, 2019 – State allows more time on sex abuse suits | By Mark Scolforo

https://www.timesonline.com/news/20191123/state-allows-more-time-on-sex-abuse-suits

November 19, 2019 – Senate committee approves child sex abuse legislation | By Matt Heckel

Senate committee approves child sex abuse legislation

November 20, 2019 – Pennsylvania Lawmakers Pass Measure Relaxing Statute of Limitations in Child Sex Abuse Cases 

Pennsylvania Lawmakers Pass Measure Relaxing Statue Of Limitations In Child Sex Abuse Cases

November 15, 2020 – Pennsylvania Senate to vote Monday on statute of limitations reform bills | By Jossie Carbonare

https://www.fox43.com/article/news/pa-senate-to-vote-monday-on-statute-of-limitations-reform-bills/521-05df2fab-7e87-49f8-add8-60b8f08a0a4c

October 2, 2019 – Senators weigh altering child sex abuse lawsuit time limits | by Mark Scolforo

https://www.inquirer.com/news/pennsylvania/child-sex-abuse-law-pennsylvania-20191002.html

October 2, 2019 – Pennsylvania lawmakers consider changes to statute of limitations for sex crimes | By Matt Barcaro

https://www.wgal.com/article/pennsylvania-lawmakers-consider-changes-to-statute-of-limitations-for-sex-crimes-pa-hearings/29336022#

September 28, 2019 – Senate bill allowing lawsuits for past sex abuse to get hearing | By John Finnerty

https://www.sharonherald.com/news/senate-bill-allowing-lawsuits-for-past-sex-abuse-to-get/article_fa9bb2a5-2b0c-5d45-b927-0ceb0875a5e5.html

September 14, 2019 – House GOP plans fall push | By Chris Comisac 

https://www.altoonamirror.com/uncategorized/2019/09/house-gop-plans-fall-push/

September 14, 2019 – Full slate awaits lawmakers in fall session | By John Finnerty

https://www.sharonherald.com/full-slate-awaits-lawmakers-in-fall-session/article_9ba7ff5c-71b8-5fd5-b0cb-8003ef6dcf8d.html

September 9, 2019 – Effort to help adult survivors of sex abuse to get aired at Capitol | By John Finnerty

https://www.ncnewsonline.com/news/effort-to-help-adult-survivors-of-sex-abuse-to-get/article_7013e20a-82f0-5b4f-b08c-bb94f3a2e0c4.html

September 7, 2019 – Effor to help adult survivors of sex abuse to be aired at Capitol | By John Finnerty

https://www.sharonherald.com/news/effort-to-help-adult-survivors-of-sex-abuse-to-be/article_0d9b169c-d115-11e9-a431-efd9505710e8.html

 

RHODE ISLAND

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October 4, 2019 – Rhode Island Clergy Abuse Lawsuit a Test for New Statute of Limitations Law | By Ryan J. Farrick

Rhode Island Clergy Abuse Lawsuit a Test for New Statute of Limitations Law

 

SOUTH CAROLINA

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SOUTH DAKOTA

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March 1, 2020 – Outlier South Dakota Legislature Again Fails to Protect Children | By Mike Bryant

Outlier South Dakota Legislature Again Fails to Protect Children

February y25, 2020 – S. Dakkota kills bill from survivors of Catholic school abuse | By Stephen Groves

https://www.crookstontimes.com/news/20200225/s-dakota-kills-bill-from-survivors-of-catholic-school-abuse

February 24, 2020 – Lawmakers Denyy Temporary Lift On Statute of Limitations for Child Sex Abuse Claims | By Lee Strubinger

https://listen.sdpb.org/post/lawmakers-deny-temporary-lift-statute-limitations-child-sex-abuse-claims

February 4, 2020 – House Bill Removes Statute of Limitations that Could Revive Sex Abuse Claims | By Lee Strubinger

https://listen.sdpb.org/post/house-bill-removes-statute-limitations-could-revive-sex-abuse-claims

 

TENNESSEE

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TEXAS

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September 23, 2019 – Texas Extends Sex Abuse Lawsuit Time-Limit to 30 Years

Texas Extends Sex Abuse Lawsuit Time-Limit to 30 Years

 

UTAH

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March 3, 2020 – Sex crimes statute of limitations bill survives challenge in Utah Senate committee | By Mark Shenefelt

https://www.standard.net/news/government/sex-crimes-statute-of-limitations-bill-survives-challenge-in-utah/article_af283853-6378-5e3c-a1f4-8c6a8388fdf4.html

March 30, 2020 – Governor Herbert signs 151 bills into law including possibility for banning elective abortions 

Governor Herbert signs 151 bills into law including possibility for banning elective abortions

February 22, 2020 – Utah bill t o expand statute of limitations for sex with a minor clears first hurdle | By Katie McKellar

https://www.deseret.com/utah/2020/2/22/21147677/statute-of-limitations-for-sex-with-a-minor-clears-first-hurdle

 

VERMONT

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VIRGINIA

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January 24, 2020 – VA bill would extend statute of limitations for childhood sexual abuse survivors | By Kelly Avellino

https://www.nbc12.com/2020/01/24/va-bill-would-extend-statute-limitations-childhood-sexual-abuse-survivors/

December 11, 2019 – Virginia Decision in Chid Sexual Abuse Case Opens the Door for Other Victims to File Suits Against Third Parties | By Eric T. Chaffin

Virginia Decision in Child Sexual Abuse Case Opens the Door for Other Victims to File Suits Against Third Parties

 

WASHINGTON

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September 9, 2019 – Child sex abuse victims deserve time to sue

https://www.seattletimes.com/opinion/editorials/child-sex-abuse-victims-deserve-time-to-sue/

 

WEST VIRGINIA

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April 12, 2020 – West Virginnia Enacts Modest Child Sex Abuse Reform | By Joseph Saunders

West Virginia Enacts Modest Child Sex Abuse Reform

 

WISCONSIN

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WYOMING

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February 14, 2020 – Wyoming Senate Kills Bill Proposing Increases to Statute of Limitations for Abuse Victims | By Ellen Fike

Wyoming Senate kills bill proposing increases to statute of limitations for abuse victims

February 7, 2020 – Bill Seeks to Raise Statute of Limitations for Child Sex Abuse Civil Action | By Jeff Victor

https://www.wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/bill-seeks-raise-statute-limitations-child-sex-abuse-civil-action#stream/0

 

TERRITORIES

AMERICAN SAMOA

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GUAM

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October 21, 2019 – Guam Clergy Sex Abuse Survivors May Recieve Payments in 2020

https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/hawaii/articles/2019-10-21/guam-clergy-sex-abuse-survivors-may-receive-payments-in-2020

https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/hawaii/articles/2019-10-21/guam-clergy-sex-abuse-survivors-may-receive-payments-in-2020

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