House Bill 6
151st General Assembly (2021 - 2022)
Out of Committee 5/20/21
The General Assembly has ended, the current status is the final status.
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 10 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FOR VICTIMS OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE.
This bill creates the Public Employee Sexual Violence Act which allows public employees who have suffered sexual violence in the workplace the ability to file an action against the perpetrator and the employee even if the applicable statute of limitations has run. This Act defines sexual violence and provides when a public employee who suffered sexual violence by a supervisor may file suit against an employer. This Act will allow a public employee who was a victim of sexual violence 1 year from the effective date to file claims in Superior Court.
Takes effect upon being signed into law