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S477 Scs (SCS) Extends statute of limitations in civil actions for sexual abuse claims; expands categories of potential defendants in civil actions; creates two-year window for parties to bring previously time-barred actions based on sexual abuse.*
Bills and Joint Resolutions Signed by the Governor

Identical Bill Number: A3648    (ACS)
Last Session Bill Number: S280   A865

Vitale, Joseph F.   as Primary Sponsor
Scutari, Nicholas P.   as Primary Sponsor
Quijano, Annette   as Primary Sponsor
Vainieri Huttle, Valerie   as Primary Sponsor
Jasey, Mila M.   as Primary Sponsor
Weinberg, Loretta   as Co-Sponsor
Cryan, Joseph P.   as Co-Sponsor
Codey, Richard J.   as Co-Sponsor
Cunningham, Sandra B.   as Co-Sponsor
Diegnan, Patrick J., Jr.   as Co-Sponsor
Gill, Nia H., Esq.   as Co-Sponsor
Gopal, Vin   as Co-Sponsor
Greenstein, Linda R.   as Co-Sponsor
Lagana, Joseph A.   as Co-Sponsor
O'Scanlon, Declan J., Jr.   as Co-Sponsor
Rice, Ronald L.   as Co-Sponsor
Ruiz, M. Teresa   as Co-Sponsor
Smith, Bob   as Co-Sponsor
Stack, Brian P.   as Co-Sponsor
Turner, Shirley K.   as Co-Sponsor
Murphy, Carol A.   as Co-Sponsor
Armato, John   as Co-Sponsor
McKnight, Angela V.   as Co-Sponsor
Mazzeo, Vincent   as Co-Sponsor
Munoz, Nancy F.   as Co-Sponsor
Zwicker, Andrew   as Co-Sponsor
Chaparro, Annette   as Co-Sponsor
DiMaso, Serena   as Co-Sponsor
Reynolds-Jackson, Verlina   as Co-Sponsor
Verrelli, Anthony S.   as Co-Sponsor
Downey, Joann   as Co-Sponsor
Caputo, Ralph R.   as Co-Sponsor
Bramnick, Jon M.   as Co-Sponsor
Kennedy, James J.   as Co-Sponsor
Freiman, Roy   as Co-Sponsor
Pinkin, Nancy J.   as Co-Sponsor

1/9/2018 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Judiciary Committee
3/7/2019 Reported from Senate Committee as a Substitute, 2nd Reading
3/14/2019 Passed by the Senate (32-1)
3/18/2019 Received in the Assembly without Reference, 2nd Reading
3/25/2019 Substituted for A3648 (ACS)
3/25/2019 Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (71-0-5)
5/13/2019 Approved P.L.2019, c.120.

Introduced - - 9 pages PDF Format    HTML Format
Statement - SJU SCS 3/7/19 - 8 pages PDF Format    HTML Format
Senate Committee Substitute - - 9 pages PDF Format    HTML Format
Fiscal Estimate - 3/29/19; SCS - 3 pages PDF Format    HTML Format
Governor's Statement - Signing Statement - 1 pages PDF Format    HTML Format
Advance Law - - 9 pages PDF Format    HTML Format
Pamphlet Law - - 6 pages PDF Format    HTML Format

Committee Voting:
SJU  3/7/2019  -  r/SCS  -  Yes {8}  No {1}  Not Voting {2}  Abstains {0}  -  Roll Call

Session Voting:
Sen.    3/14/2019  -  3RDG FINAL PASSAGE   -  Yes {32}  No {1}  Not Voting {7}    -  Roll Call
Asm.  3/25/2019  -  SUB FOR A3648 Acs   -  Yes {0}  No {0}  Not Voting {80}  Abstains {0}  -  Voice Vote Passed
Asm.  3/25/2019  -  3RDG FINAL PASSAGE   -  Yes {71}  No {0}  Not Voting {4}  Abstains {5}  -  Roll Call



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