Statute of limitations; sexual crimes against minors. (HB769)

Introduced By

Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock)


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 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. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16102957D
01/12/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2016Impact statement from VCSC (HB769)
01/19/2016Assigned to sub: Criminal Law
02/11/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB769)
02/16/2016Left in Courts of Justice