The House Judiciary Committee voted Wednesday evening to pass a hard-fought bill to remove the statute of limitations to file lawsuits against child sex abusers. The proposed legislation could hit the floor of the Maryland House of Delegates for debate as early as Thursday morning. “Are there further questions?” House Judiciary Committee Chair Luke Clippinger, a Baltimore City Democrat, asked ahead of the vote that moved the bill forward. Clippinger was choking back tears, apologizing as his voice cracked and his pitch heightened.
Child Victims Act to move to Maryland House floor: ‘It has taken a long time, so let’s not wait any longer’
March 30, 2023