Sexual crimes against minors; extends statute of limitations. (SB1253)

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 misdemeanor violations of the following crimes: carnal knowledge 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. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/14/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15101670D
01/14/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/18/2015Impact statement from VCSC (SB1253)
01/21/2015Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2015Rereferred to Finance
02/11/2015Left in Finance