ASSEMBLY STANDING COMMITTEE ON CODES
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
ORAL TESTIMONY WILL BE BY INVITATION ONLY
The Statute of Limitations Applicable to Sexual Abuse against Minors
To examine whether the statute of limitations for sexual abuse against
a minor as contained in existing law warrants amendment, as provided for
in A. 5488
, to allow additional time for prosecution
of criminal and/or civil actions against those liable for the commission of such
acts. The purpose and specific focus of this hearing will be to examine the
effect and long-term impact these abhorrent acts have on the victims of such
abuse and their families.
April 29, 2011
Assembly Hearing Room
250 Broadway, Room 1923, 19th Floor
New York, New York
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.
Twenty (20) copies of any prepared testimony should be submitted at
the hearing registration desk. The Committee would appreciate advance receipt
of prepared statements. In order to further publicize these hearings, please inform
interested parties and organizations of the Committee's hearing. In order to meet
the needs of those who may have a disability, the Assembly, in accordance with
its policy of non-discrimination on the basis of disability, as well as the 1990
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), has made its facilities and services
available to all individuals with disabilities. For individuals with disabilities,
accommodations will be provided, upon reasonable request, to afford such
individuals access and admission to Assembly facilities and activities.
Joseph R. Lentol
Member of Assembly
Committee on Codes
PUBLIC HEARING REPLY FORM
Persons invited to and wishing to present testimony at the public hearing
on the 29th of April are requested to complete this reply form as soon as
possible and mail, email or fax it to:
I plan to attend the public hearing on the Statute of Limitations Applicable to Sexual Abuse
against Minors to be conducted by the Assembly Committee on Codes on Friday,
April 29, 2011, in New York City.
I have been invited to testify and would like to make a public statement at the hearing.
My statement will be limited to ten (10) minutes, and I will answer any questions which
may arise. I will provide twenty (20) copies of my prepared statement.
I will address my remarks to the following subjects:
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