The Georgia Senate Rules Committee voted today to bring the Hidden Predator Act of 2018 (HB 605) to the Senate floor for full vote tomorrow, March 27th - the next to last day of the session. The Senate version of HB 605 was compromised compared to the House version.
Please call your State Senator as soon as possible and ask them to:
RESTORE the statue of limitations cap to 38 years of age
REMOVE the Senate's stipulation that persons over 31 years old cannot bring forth a case
RESTORE the discovery time period to four years
- REMOVE the Senate's change that weakens Georgia's Mandatory Reporter Law
This week the "Hidden Predator Act of 2018" (HB 605) will get a second hearing and possible vote in the Senate Judiciary Committee. For this bill to protect Georgia's children from sexual predators and those who hide their actions the current version must be passed with a favorable recommendation to the full Senate. Please call and/or email the members of the Senate Judiciary Committee today (see below) and ask them to SUPPORT HB 605.
Today the "Hidden Predator Act of 2018" (HB 605) was heard in the Senate Judiciary Committee today. Please call and/or email the members of the Senate Judiciary Committee and ask them to SUPPORT HB 605.
HB 605 extends the statute of limitations for child sexual abuse civil law suits. It will grant victims of these horrific crimes more time to seek justice against their abuser and the institution that failed to protect them. Since the so-called sexual revolution of the mid-20th century, child sexual abuse has exploded: 1 in 5 girls and 1 in 20 boys is a victim of child sexual abuse.
The Constitution Party of Georgia strongly supports Rep. Jason Spencer's HB 605, the Hidden Predator Act of