Misdemeanor sexual offenses; increases statute of limitations, where the victim is a minor. (HB298)

Introduced By

Del. Kathy Tran (D-Springfield)


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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 seven 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 »


12/30/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Courts of Justice Committee


12/30/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103509D
12/30/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/02/2020Impact statement from VCSC (HB298)

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