SOL vs. perp, employer: Removed when victim under 16
+7 years from majority for most other crimes

Majority Tolling: √
Discovery Tolling: √ – Liberal

None for all violations of s. 794.011 where victim is under 16.
None for 1st degree violations of s. 794.011 where victim is under 18.
None for all felonies carrying a life sentence.
8 years from commission for 2nd degree violations of s. 794.011 where the victim is between 16-18 (Age 24 or Age 25) (crimes on or after 7/1/15).
Other felonies: 4 years (1st degree) and 3 years (all other felonies) from victim’s attaining age 18.

2015 Pending Legislation

Passed in 2015: H.B. 133 


Source: http://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=53143

Passed in 2014:

Florida SB 494 – Eliminating time limitations to the prosecution of specified criminal offenses relating to lewd or lascivious battery or molestation if the victim was younger than 16 years of age at the time of the offense, etc.


Professor Marci A. Hamilton Testimony

No testimony for this state.


Professor Marci A. Hamilton Testimony

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Remarks from Survivor Harold Siering from 2016 NY CSA Lobby Day

I really hate hearing the phrase “memories faded” it is such an insensitive remark to a survivor like me I wish my memory has faded.
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New law allows sex assault charges against Coastal Georgia taekwondo instructor, Savannah Morning News

State Representative Jason Spencer (R-Woodbine) today announced…
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PRESS RELEASE: Georgia Passed Hidden Predator Act

Brave survivors stand up for children because GA passed Hidden Predator Act and GA is no longer worst in US New York, Michigan, Alabama, and Mississippi--take note what justice looks like

Ann Keil, Orlando Woman Looks to Extend Florida Rape Law, My Fox Orlando

Ann Keil, Orlando Woman Looks to Extend Florida Rape Law, My Fox Orlando

Mary Ellen Klas, Rick Scott signs child abuse reporting bill into law, Tampa Bay Times

Except for revival of expired claims, FL leading the way for survivors of sex abuse

Scott Signs Sexual Predator Bill into Law

Advocates praise series of new laws Published Wednesday, April…

Progress on child sex abuse awareness and prevention in FL!

4 bills up in the Florida Legislature this session have passed unanimously! The bills include provisions relating to the prevention of sexual violence and punishment of predators.
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CHILD SEX ABUSE SURVIVOR FIGHTS FOR FUTURE VICTIMS

CHILD SEX ABUSE SURVIVOR FIGHTS FOR FUTURE VICTIMS Written by…

Child sex abuse survivor fights for future victims

Good criminal SOL bill in FL
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Cisko v. Diocese of Steubenville, 123 So.3d 83 (Dist. Ct. of Appeal of Fla., 3d Dist. 2013)

affirming the lower court’s determination that the delayed discovery doctrine under Hearndon v. Graham was intended to be limited to intentional tort actions against child sexual abuse defendants, and holding that Plaintiff’s negligence claim was barred by the statute of limitations