What are the statutes of limitations in NY?
The statute of limitations in New York state is three years with
the discovery rule for exposure to harmful substances.
Another View: The SOL's for CRIMINAL violations are as
Felonies - Murder, Class A felony: none; others: 5 yrs.;
violation of collection, treatment, disposal of refuse and solid
waste: 4 yrs.; breach of fiduciary duty: within 1 yr. of discovery
of offense; official misconduct: 5 yrs. of offense
Misdemeanors - 2 yrs.; petty offenses: 1 yr.; tax law
misdemeanor: 3 yrs. (NY City adm. code)
Acts During Which Statute Does Not Run - Absent the state
for more than 5 years.
There is a different set of SOL's for violations of civil
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