Attorney General Madigan: Illinois Eliminates Statutes of Limitations on Child Sex Abuse Crimes

Measure Initiated by Madigan to Eliminate Criminal Statutes of Limitations for Felony Child Sexual Abuse and Assault Crimes Becomes Law
Chicago —(ENEWSPF)—August 13, 2017.  Attorney General Lisa Madigan today announced Illinois has now eliminated the statutes of limitations for felony criminal sexual assault and sexual abuse crimes against children. Senate Bill 189, initiated by Madigan, was passed by the General Assembly unanimously and signed into law by the governor Friday.

Sponsored by Sen. Scott Bennett and Rep. Michelle Mussman, the legislation eliminates Illinois' criminal statutes of limitations for all felony child sexual abuse and child sexual assault crimes that . . .

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