Category: Crime and Public Safety
SB 164 (2017)
House/Senate Bill: NH Senate
Description: Removes the statute of limitations on sexual assault prosecutions if the victim was under age eighteen at the time of the assault. At the time of this bill's submission, an individual who was sexually assaulted as a minor must seek prosecution before turning forty years-old. The Senate amended the bill to instead establish a commission to study repealing the statute of limitations for sexual assault.
Bill Sponsor: Lou D'Allesandro
Bill Co Sponsor: Click the "Link to Full Bill" for information
Next Hearing Date: Wed, 03/28/2018
Next Voting Date: Thu, 04/12/2018