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A05885 Summary:

COSPNSRDinowitz, Sepulveda, Englebright, Gunther, Otis, Jaffee, Stirpe, Simotas, Galef, Hooper, Mosley, Jenne, Lifton, Barrett, Paulin, Arroyo, Walker, Weprin, Bichotte, Simon, Blake, Cahill, Seawright, Barron, Buchwald, Bronson, Brindisi, Hevesi, Hyndman, Ortiz, Nolan, Skoufis, Harris, Jones, Carroll, Rivera, Glick, Niou, De La Rosa, Pretlow, Gottfried, D'Urso, Vanel, Hikind
Amd 30.10, CP L; amd 208, RR3211 & 3403, add 214-g, 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
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; 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.
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