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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 4C1/2: Negligent supervision or conduct causing or contributing to the sexual abuse of minor by another person

Section 4C1/2. An action of tort alleging that the defendant negligently supervised a person who sexually abused a minor or that the defendant's conduct caused or contributed to the sexual abuse of a minor by another person shall be commenced within the later to expire of: (i) 35 years of the acts alleged to have caused an injury or condition to such minor; or (ii) 7 years of the time the victim discovered or reasonably should have discovered that an emotional or psychological injury or condition was caused by such act; provided, however, that the time limit for commencement of such an action under this section shall be tolled for a child until the child reaches 18 years of age. For purposes of this section, ''sexual abuse'' shall have the same meaning as in section 4C.