NY Bills Would Pause Statutes Of Limitations Against Trump

Law360 (September 15, 2020, 6:49 PM EDT) -- The statute of limitations on any New York crimes committed by the U.S. president would be paused under proposed state legislation amid President Donald Trump's ongoing court battle to stop disclosure of his tax records to the Manhattan district attorney.

Sen. Michael Gianaris, D-Queens, and Assemblyman Nick Perry, D-Brooklyn, announced Monday the New York No Citizen is Above the Law Act. If enacted, time periods of any type of presidential immunity wouldn't count toward the calculation of time limitations on bringing criminal actions, according to a bill description. In addition, time limitations for bringing civil actions in state court wouldn't be...

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