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New York Senate advances bill that would give adult sexual abuse survivors new window to sue

Posted on AllSides June 4th, 2021
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New York State legislation that would give adult survivors of sexual abuse a one-year "lookback" window to file lawsuits – even if statutes of limitations have expired – cleared a hurdle Thursday when the state's Senate voted to approve the measure.

For the legislation to become law, it will also have to be passed by the state Assembly before the legislative session ends on June 10, and then be signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Asked if the Assembly would vote on the bill, and if Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie supported...

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