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Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has signed into law a bill which increases the age victims of child sexual abuse can file civil suits against their abusers.

Current law limits such lawsuits to age 25, but the bill signed by the governor would increase the age to age 38.

Del. C.T. Wilson, a Democrat who represents Charles County, is calling the signing of the bill a victory for victims of child sexual abuse.


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