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This is a crucial hearing on a measure to help protect kids and expose predators by reforming NY's archaic, predator-friendly statute of limitations. Thanks to Assemblywoman Marge Markey for championing this important proposal and letting us know about this hearing!
ASSEMBLY STANDING COMMITTEE ON CODES
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
ORAL TESTIMONY WILL BE BY INVITATION ONLY
SUBJECT: The Statute of Limitations Applicable to Sexual Abuse against Minors
PURPOSE: To examine whether the statute of limitations for sexual abuse against a minor as contained in existing law warrants amendment, to allow additional time for prosecution of criminal and/or civil actions against those liable for the commission of such acts.
New York, New York
Friday, March 8, 2013
Assembly Hearing Room
250 Broadway, 19th Floor, Room 1923
Oral testimony will be accepted by invitation only and limited to ten (10) minutes' duration. In preparing the order of witnesses, the Committee will attempt to accommodate individual requests to speak at particular times in view of special circumstances. These requests should be made on the attached reply form or communicated to the Committee staff as early as possible.
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Joseph R. Lentol
Member of Assembly
Committee on Codes