(1) As used in this section, “injury or illness” means either a physical or psychological injury or illness.
(2) A civil action for recovery of damages for an injury or illness suffered as a result of an act or series of acts against a person eighteen (18) years old or older that meets the criteria of KRS 510.040, 510.050, 510.060, 510.070,

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes 413.2485


510.080, 510.090, 510.110, 510.120, 510.130, 510.140, 510.150, 529.100 where the offense involves commercial sexual activity, 529.110 where the offense involves commercial sexual activity, 530.020, 531.090, or 531.100, shall be brought before whichever of the following periods last expires:
(a) Within five (5) years of the act or the last of a series of acts by the same perpetrator;
(b) Within five (5) years of the date the victim knew, or should have known, of the act;
(c) Within five (5) years upon knowledge or identity of the perpetrator; or
(d) Within five (5) years of the conviction of a civil defendant for KRS
510.040, 510.050, 510.060, 510.070, 510.080, 510.090, 510.110,
510.120, 510.130, 510.140, 510.150, 529.100 where the offense involves commercial sexual activity, 529.110 where the offense involves commercial sexual activity, 530.020, 531.090, or 531.100.
(3) No prior criminal prosecution or conviction of the civil defendant for the act or series of acts shall be required to bring a civil action under this section for redress of an injury or illness.
Effective: June 29, 2017
History: Created 2017 Ky. Acts ch. 114, sec. 1, effective June 29, 2017.