Misdemeanor sexual offenses; increases statute of limitations where the victim is a minor. (HB2525)

Introduced By

Del. Kathy Tran (D-Springfield) with support from co-patron Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Misdemeanor sexual offenses where the victim is a minor; statute of limitations. Increases the statute of limitations for prosecuting misdemeanor violations where the victim is a minor from one year after the victim reaches the age of majority to five years after the victim reaches the age of majority for the following misdemeanor violations: carnal knowledge of offender by employee of bail bond company, sexual battery, attempted sexual battery, infected sexual battery, sexual abuse of a child age 13 or 14 by an adult, and tongue penetration by adult of mouth of child under age 13 with lascivious intent. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102998D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/17/2019Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
01/30/2019Impact statement from VCSC (HB2525)
02/05/2019Left in Courts of Justice