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Senate Bill 0142


Senate Bill 0142

ARCHIVE (2013)

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DIGEST OF SB 142 (Updated March 26, 2013 2:21 pm - DI 84)


Statutes of limitations involving child sex abuse. Increases the statute of limitations for a civil action based on child sexual abuse to the later of: (1) seven years after the cause of action accrues; or (2) four years after the person ceases to be a dependent of the person alleged to have performed the sexual abuse. Increases the statute of limitations for the criminal prosecution of certain sex offenses involving children from five years to the later of: (1) 10 years after the commission of the offense; or (2) four years after the person ceases to be a dependent of the person alleged to have committed the offense.
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