SB 1359 Extends the statute of limitations in certain sexual offenses involving a person age 18 or younger
Sponsor:Jacob Co-Sponsor(s)
LR Number:4685S.01I Fiscal Note:4685-01
Committee:Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action:03/15/04 - Voted Do Pass S Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Journal page:
Jurisprudence Committee
Effective Date:August 28, 2004
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Current Bill Summary

SB 1359 - The act extends the statute of limitations for sexual offenses involving a person eighteen years old or younger from ten to twenty years unless the prosecution is for forcible rape, attempted forcible rape, forcible sodomy, or attempted forcible sodomy; in which case, the prosecution may begin at any time.

The act is identical to HB 1505 (2004). This act is similar to provisions contained in CCS/SS/HCS/HB 1055 (TAT).