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If Pennsylvania senators don’t extend legal time limits for child sexual abuse cases, Gov. Tom Wolf said he’ll call a special session
House lawmakers green-lit a bill that would give survivors another two years to sue their alleged abusers, but it’s been languishing in the Senate.
Renee Rice sued in 2016, but the court majority said that was too late under the Pennsylvania statute of limitations.
The Office of Inspector General’s report, released Wednesday, said agents interviewed 22 current and former state employees and reviewed the email accounts of nine state officials for any evidence of outside influence or intentional acts. Rather, it said, Wolf’s Department of State had no internal processes for constitutional amendments.
Spanier was charged in 2012 and convicted by a jury in March 2017, but appeals had allowed him to stay out of jail.