Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday signed legislation extending the “look-back window” for New York’s Child Victims Act through Aug. 14, 2021, giving survivors of child sex abuse several more months to file lawsuits related to older claims barred by statutes of limitation.

The Child Victims Act originally established a one-year window, from August 2019 to August 2020, in which survivors could file civil suits against their abuser or an institution regardless of the survivor’s age.

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