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Introduced Version House Bill 3110 History

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WEST virginia legislature

2019 regular session

Introduced

House Bill 3110

By Delegates S. Brown, Hanna, Angelucci and Walker

[Introduced February 12, 2019; Referred
to the Committee on the Judiciary.]

A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia,1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §61-11-9a, relating to removing the statute of limitations on any misdemeanor which involves a child under 18 years of age.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:


ARTICLE 11. GENERAL PROVISIONS CONCERNING CRIMES.


§61-11-9a. Limitation of prosecution of a crime involving a child.

There is no limitation to a prosecution if the crime involved a child under the age of 18 years even if the crime is a misdemeanor.

 

NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to remove the statute of limitations on any misdemeanor which involves a child under 18 years of age.

Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from a heading or the present law and underscoring indicates new language that would be added.

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