98RS SB53


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SB 53 (BR 1190) - T. Buford

     AN ACT relating to limitations of civil actions.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 413, relating to limitation of statutory actions, to define terms; establish filing deadlines; establish circumstances for sealing court records; and apply provisions retroactively.


     SCA (1, E. Tori) - Clarify that the bill applies to actions for childhood sexual assault as well as childhood sexual abuse.
     SFA (2, T. Buford) - Require the judge, rather than the circuit clerk, to determine when to seal records.
     HCS - Insert provision that victims "know or should have known" as the element initiating the five year statute of limitation.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 6-introduced in Senate; to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 11-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with committee amendment (1)
     Mar 12-floor amendment (2) filed; 2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 16-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for March 18, 1998
     Mar 20-3rd reading, passed 37-0 with committee amendment (1) and floor amendment (2)
     Mar 23-received in House
     Mar 24-to Judiciary (H); posted in committee
     Mar 26-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 27-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for March 30, 1998
     Apr 1-3rd reading, passed 82-5 with Committee Substitute; received in Senate; posted for passage for concurrence in House amendment on April 1, 1998; Senate concurred in House Committee Substitute; passed 35-0
     Apr 2-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
     Apr 14-signed by Governor

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