Misdemeanor sex offenses against minors; limitation of prosecutions. (SB1484)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Limitation of prosecutions; misdemeanor sex offenses against minors. Extends the statute of limitations period for prosecuting certain misdemeanor sex offenses where the victim is a minor at the time of the offense to 20 years after the victim reaches majority. Current law provides that such offenses must be prosecuted within a year after the victim reaches majority. Amends § 19.2-8, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/08/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Courts of Justice Committee

History

DateAction
01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101028D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice

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