Sexual crimes against minors; extend statute of limitations. (SB255)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Statute of limitations; sexual crimes against minors. Extends the statute of limitations to one year after the victim reaches 18 years of age for the misdemeanor violations of the following crimes: carnal knowledge of consenting victim age 13 or 14 with minor less than three years older, carnal knowledge by employee of bail bond company, sexual battery, infected sexual battery failure to disclose, sexual abuse of a child age 13 or 14, attempted sexual battery, fornication, aiding prostitution or illicit sexual intercourse, adultery or fornication with person forbidden to marry, indecent liberties by children, tongue penetration of mouth of child under age 13, and consensual sexual intercourse with a child 15 or older. Under existing law, there is a one-year statute of limitations on most misdemeanors. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/03/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100057D
01/03/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/07/2014Impact statement from VCSC (SB255)
01/20/2014Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2014Committee substitute printed 14104175D-S1
01/20/2014Rereferred to Finance
01/20/2014Impact statement from VCSC (SB255S1)
02/04/2014Continued to 2015 in Finance (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)