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SOL vs. perp: +3 years from majority = Age 24
SOL vs. employer: +3 years from majority = Age 24

Majority Tolling: √       Age 21
Discovery Tolling: X    No

Age of Consent: 16

None for rape, felonious abuse or battery of a child, touching or handling a child for lustful purposes, sexual battery of a child, exploitation of children, promoting prostitution when the person involved is a minor, or for any human trafficking offense.  (crimes after July 1, 2003; Rape SOL removed since 1990)

  • Age 21 (crimes between 1993-2003)
    • (“Any prosecutions for felonious abuse or battery of a child as described in Section 97-5-39, touching or handling a child for lustful purposes as described in Section 97-5-23, sexual battery of a child as described in Section 97-3-95(c) or exploitation of children as described in Section 97-5-33, shall be commenced on or before the child’s twenty-first birthday. “)
    • “(Previous) SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage. “
  • +7 years from commission (crimes between 1990-1993)

2015 Pending Legislation

No pending bills at this time.

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