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2016 SESSION

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SB 354 Statute of limitations; sexual crimes against minors.

Introduced by: R. Creigh Deeds | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Statute of limitations; sexual crimes against minors. Extends the statute of limitations to one year after the victim reaches 18 years of age for misdemeanor violations of the following crimes: carnal knowledge of offender by employee of bail bond company, sexual battery, infected sexual battery, sexual abuse of a child age 13 or 14 by an adult, attempted sexual battery, and tongue penetration by adult of mouth of child under age 13. Under existing law, there is a one-year statute of limitations on most misdemeanors. This bill is a recommendation of the Virginia State Crime Commission and is identical to HB 510.


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