SOL vs. perp: +7 years from majority = Age 25
SOL vs. employer: +7 years from majority = Age 25

Majority Tolling: √       Age 18
Discovery Tolling: √     Liberal (+3 years)

1st & 2nd degree crimes: Up to Age 36 (Age 21+15 years)
3rd & 4th degree crimes:  Up to Age 31 (+ 10 years from Age 21 most 3rd/4th degree crimes)

2015 Pending Legislation

2015 Civil Elimination & Window (B. 141)
BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. That this act may be cited as the “Childhood Protection Against Sexual Abuse Amendment Act of 2015”
(Next) Sec. 2. Section 1’2-301(11) of the District of Columbia Official code, approved December 23, 1963 (77 Stat. 510: D.C. Official Code Section 12-301(11)) is amended as follows:
“(11) For recovery of damages arising out of sexual abuse that occurred while the victim was a minor-no time limit; provided, that notwithstanding any other provision of law, a claim arising out of sexual abuse that occurred while the victim was a minor that was lime-barred prior to the effective date of the Childhood Protection Against Sexual Abuse Amendment Act of 2015 (“Amendment Act”) is revived and that victim shall have 2 years from the effective date of the Amendment Act to commence any cause of action against any person or entity that perpetrated the abuse or was a cause of damages related to the child sexual abuse.”.
(Next | Previous) Sec. 3. Fiscal impact statement.
The Council adopts the fiscal impact statement in the committee report as the fiscal impact statement required by section 602(c)(3) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 813; D.C. Official Code Section 1-206.02(c)(3)).

(Previous) Sec. 4. Effective date.
This act shall take effect following approval by the Mayor (or in the event of veto by the Mayor, action by the Council to override the veto), a 30-day period of congressional review as provided in section 602(c)(1) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 813; D.C. Official Code Section 1-206.02(c)(1)), and publication in the District of Columbia Register.

2015 Criminal Elimination (B. 87)
Synopsis

To amend Title 23 of the District of Columbia Official Code to eliminate the criminal statute of limitations for first, second, third, and fourth degree sexual abuse, first and second degree child sexual abuse, first and second degree sexual abuse of a minor, first and second degree sexual abuse of a secondary education student, enticing a child, arranging for a sexual contact with a real or fictitious child, first and second degree sexual abuse of a ward, first and second degree sexual abuse of a patient or client, sexual performances using minors, trafficking in commercial sex acts, sex trafficking of children, incest, abducting or enticing child from his or her home for purposes of prostitution, inducing or compelling an individual to engage in prostitution, compelling an individual to live life of prostitution against his or her will, and causing a spouse or domestic partner to live in prostitution.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA,

That this act may be cited as the “Sexual Abuse Statute of Limitations Elimination Amendment Act of 2015”.

(Next) Sec. 2. Section 23-113 of the District of Columbia Official Code is amended as follows:
(a) Paragraph (a)(1) is amended by adding new subparagraphs (G) through (EE) to read as follows:
“(G) first degree sexual abuse (Section 22-3002);
“(H) second degree sexual abuse (Section 22-3003);
“(I) third degree sexual abuse (Section 22-3004);
“(J) fourth degree sexual abuse (Section 22-3005);
“(K) first degree child sexual abuse (Section 22-3008);
“(L) second degree child sexual abuse (Section 22-3009);
“(M) first degree sexual abuse of a minor (Section 22-3009.01);
“(N) second degree sexual abuse of a minor (Section 22-3009.02);
“(O) first degree sexual abuse of a secondary education student (Section 22-3009.03);
“(P) second degree sexual abuse of a secondary education student (Section 22-3009.04);
“(Q) enticing a child (Section 22-3010);
“(R) arranging for a sexual contact with a real or fictitious child (Section 22-3010.02);
“(S) first degree sexual abuse of a ward (Section 22-3013);
“(T) second degree sexual abuse of a ward (Section 22-3014);
“(U) first degree sexual abuse of a patient or client (Section 22-3015);
“(V) second degree sexual abuse of a patient or client (Section 22-3016);
“(X) sexual performances using minors (Section 22-3102);
“(Y) trafficking in labor or commercial sex acts (Section 22-1833);
“(Z) sex trafficking of children (Section 22-1834);
“(AA) incest (Section 22-1901);
“(BB) abducting or enticing child from his or her home for purposes of prostitution; harboring such child (Section 22-2704);
“(CC) pandering; inducing or compelling an individual to engage in prostitution (Section 22-2705);
“(DD) compelling an individual to live life of prostitution against his or her will (Section 22-2706);
“(EE) causing spouse or domestic partner to live in prostitution (Section 22-2708);
(b) Paragraphs (a)(2) and (a)(3) are repealed.
(c) Paragraph (a)(4) is amended by striking the phrase “paragraphs (1) through (3)” and inserting the phrase “paragraph (1)” in its place.
(d) Paragraphs (d)(2), (d)(3), and (d)(4), are repealed.
(e) Paragraph (d)(5) is amended to read as follows:
“(5) The period of limitation shall not begin to run for forced labor and benefitting financially from human trafficking until the victim is no longer subject to the means used to obtain or maintain his or her labor or services.”.

Sec. 3. Applicability.

This act shall apply to an offense committed before its effective date only if the statute of limitations for the offense has not expired prior to the effective date.

Sec. 4. Fiscal impact statement.

The Council adopts the fiscal impact statement in the committee report as the fiscal impact statement required by section 602(c)(3) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 813; D.C. Official Code Section 1-206.02(c)(3)).

Sec. 5. Effective date.

This act shall take effect following approval by the Mayor (or in the event of veto by the Mayor, action by the Council to override the veto), a 30-day period of Congressional review as provided in section 602(c)(1) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 813; D.C. Official Code Section 1-206.02(c)(1)), and publication in the District of Columbia.

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