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Statute Of Limitation Failure Report Child Abuse

Concerning increasing the statute of limitations for certain failure to report child sexual abuse crimes.
2019 Regular Session
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Bill Summary

Statute of limitations - failure to report child sexual abuse - 3 years. The act makes the statute of limitations 3 years for failure to report child abuse when a mandatory reporter has reasonable cause to know or suspect that a child has been subjected to unlawful sexual behavior or observed the child being subjected to circumstances or conditions that would reasonably result in unlawful sexual behavior.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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Bill Text

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details