2006 Ohio Revised Code - 2305.11. Time limitations for bringing certain actions.

§ 2305.11. Time limitations for bringing certain actions.
 

(A)  An action for libel, slander, malicious prosecution, or false imprisonment, an action for malpractice other than an action upon a medical, dental, optometric, or chiropractic claim, or an action upon a statute for a penalty or forfeiture shall be commenced within one year after the cause of action accrued, provided that an action by an employee for the payment of unpaid minimum wages, unpaid overtime compensation, or liquidated damages by reason of the nonpayment of minimum wages or overtime compensation shall be commenced within two years after the cause of action accrued. 

(B)  A civil action for unlawful abortion pursuant to section 2919.12 of the Revised Code, a civil action authorized by division (H) of section 2317.56 of the Revised Code, a civil action pursuant to division (B)(1) or (2) of section 2307.51 of the Revised Code for performing a dilation and extraction procedure or attempting to perform a dilation and extraction procedure in violation of section 2919.15 of the Revised Code, and a civil action pursuant to division (B)(1) or (2) of section 2307.52 of the Revised Code for terminating or attempting to terminate a human pregnancy after viability in violation of division (A) or (B) of section 2919.17 of the Revised Code shall be commenced within one year after the performance or inducement of the abortion, within one year after the attempt to perform or induce the abortion in violation of division (A) or (B) of section 2919.17 of the Revised Code, within one year after the performance of the dilation and extraction procedure, or, in the case of a civil action pursuant to division (B)(2) of section 2307.51 of the Revised Code, within one year after the attempt to perform the dilation and extraction procedure. 

(C)  As used in this section, "medical claim," "dental claim," "optometric claim," and "chiropractic claim" have the same meanings as in section 2305.113 [2305.11.3] of the Revised Code. 
 

HISTORY: RS § 4983; S&C 949; 51 v 57, § 16; 91 v 299; GC § 11225; 120 v 646; 122 v 374; Bureau of Code Revision, 10-1-53; 135 v H 989 (Eff 9-16-74); 136 v H 682 (Eff 7-28-75); 136 v H 1426 (Eff 7-1-76); 139 v H 243 (Eff 3-15-82); 140 v S 183 (Eff 9-26-84); 141 v H 319 (Eff 3-24-86); 142 v H 327 (Eff 10-20-87); 143 v S 80 (Eff 6-28-90); 143 v S 125 (Eff 1-13-91); 144 v H 108 (Eff 5-28-92); 144 v S 124 (Eff 4-16-93); 146 v H 135 (Eff 11-15-95); 146 v H 350 (Eff 1-27-97); 149 v S 108, § 2.01 (Eff 7-6-2001); 149 v H 412 (Eff 11-7-2002); 149 v S 281. Eff 4-11-2003.
 

See provisions, § 6 of SB 281 (149 v  - ) following RC § 2323.43. 

The provisions of § 4 of HB 412 (149 v  - ) read as follows: 

SECTION 4. If any provision of section 2305.11, 2315.21, 3721.02, or 3721.17 of the Revised Code, as amended by this act, any provison of section 5111.411 of the Revised Code, as enacted by this act, or the application of any provison of those sections to any person or circumstance is held invalid, the invalidity does not affect other provisions or applications of the particular section or related sections that can be given effect without the invalid provison or application, and to this end the provisions of the particular section are severable. 

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