Ind. Code § 34-11-2-4

Current through P.L. 171-2024
Section 34-11-2-4 - Injury or forfeiture of penalty actions
(a) An action for:
(1) injury to person or character;
(2) injury to personal property; or
(3) a forfeiture of penalty given by statute;

must be commenced within two (2) years after the cause of action accrues.

(b) Except as provided in subsections (c) and (d), an action for injury to a person that results from the sexual abuse of a child must be commenced within the later of:
(1) seven (7) years after the cause of action accrues; or
(2) four (4) years after the person ceases to be a dependent of the person alleged to have performed the sexual abuse.
(c) An action for injury to a person that:
(1) results from the sexual abuse of a child;
(2) is barred due to the expiration of the statute of limitations period described in subsection (b); and
(3) is brought against a congressionally chartered organization that was incorporated before June 16, 1916;

may be commenced in accordance with subsection (d).

(d) An action described in subsection (c) may be commenced before July 1, 2025, by a person who, before January 1, 2024, participated in a bankruptcy proceeding or bankruptcy settlement that:
(1) was initiated on February 18, 2020; and
(2) involved the organization described in subsection (c)(3).

IC 34-11-2-4

Pre-1998 Recodification Citation: 34-1-2-2(1).

Amended by P.L. 79-2024,SEC. 1, eff. 3/12/2024.
Amended by P.L. 44-2013, SEC. 1, eff. 7/1/2013.
As added by P.L. 1-1998, SEC.6.