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N.J.S.A. 2A:53A-7.4

1. The immunity from civil liability granted to a nonprofit corporation, society or association organized exclusively for religious, charitable, educational or hospital purposes pursuant to the provisions of P.L.1959, c.90 (C.2A:53A-7 to 2A:53A-11) shall not apply to a claim in any civil action that the negligent hiring, supervision or retention of any employee, agent or servant resulted in a sexual offense being committed against a person under the age of 18 who was a beneficiary of the nonprofit organization. As used in this supplementary act, P.L.2005, c.264 (C.2A:53A-7.4 et seq.), "sexual offense" means any actions that would constitute any crime set forth in chapter 14 of Title 2C of the New Jersey Statutes or set forth in paragraph (3) or (4) of subsection b. of N.J.S.2C:24-4.

C.2A:53A-7.5 Application of act.

2. The provisions of this supplementary act,P.L.2005, c.264 (C.2A:53A-7.4 et seq.), shall apply prospectively and also shall be applicable to all civil actions for which the statute of limitations has not expired as of the effective date of this act, including the statutes of limitation set forth in N.J.S. 2A:14-2, section 1 of P.L. 1964, c. 214 (C. 2A:14-2.1), section 1 of P.L. 1992, c. 109 (C. 2A:61B-1) or any other statute. These applicable actions include but are not limited to matters filed with a court that have not yet been dismissed or finally adjudicated as of the effective date of this act.

3. This act shall take effect immediately.

Approved January 5, 2006.