Child Victim's act

WBEN Photo/Matt Moran
January 15, 2019 - 8:04 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Many local and state officials are optimistic that 2019 will finally be the year to pass the Child Victim's Act . Erie County District Attorney John Flynn joined Bauerle & Bellavia Tuesday to talk on a variety of topics, but they touched on the Child Victim's...
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January 11, 2019 - 1:02 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Cuomo's office announced that the Child Victim's Act will be included in the 2019 Executive Budget. The Child Victim's Act extends the statute of limitations for criminal and civil litigation for minors that are sexually abused by adults. The legislation would allow...
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Michael Whalen protesting outside the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center. September 12, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
January 02, 2019 - 1:38 am
BUFFALO N.Y. (WBEN) - New York now has a completely Democratic-controlled government as the state senate turned into a blue majority after November's elections. One of the pieces of legislation that could come from this development according to advocates and state lawmakers is the Child Victim's...
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Senator Patrick Gallivan unveils new version of Child Victim's Act on Thursday in Buffalo. November 8, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
November 08, 2018 - 11:53 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Child Victim's Act is one of the top priorities for democrats in the New York State Legislature. The act, which for years passed with ease through the New York State Assembly was but consistently shut down in the state senate, would extend the criminal statute of...
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Bishop Richard Malone (WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger)
Mike Baggerman
March 22, 2018 - 4:57 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - As more victims of clergy sexual abuse come forward, advocates and the victims continue their push for the New York State Legislature to pass the Child Victim's Act. The bill would extend the legal time frames that currently restrict the ability for victims to bring criminal...
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