It has been slightly less than a year since the Boy Scouts of America announced it was considering filing for bankruptcy to deal with a spate of sex abuse claims, and in that time 40 states have introduced bills aiming to expand the statute of limitations for bringing lawsuits alleging just this type of abuse.

Now, with several of these laws either having been recently enacted, or set to go into effect in the coming weeks, hundreds of new lawsuits are gearing up to be filed against the organization before the end of the year.

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