STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS ELIMINATED FOR SOME CHILD SEX CRIMES IN NEW BILL
January 21, 2020
INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — A bill to eliminate the statute of limitations for rape, child exploitation and certain other sexual offenses is moving forward at the Indiana Statehouse.
Under the current law, most sex crimes against children have to be filed before the victim reaches 31. The new bill would create exemptions if law enforcement finds DNA evidence of a crime; discover a recording that provides evidence of a crime; or if the perpetrator confesses to the crime.
“As a former law enforcement officer, I know how important of a step