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HB 0258 - Criminal procedure; add aggravated sexual battery to the list of offenses for which the statute of limitations is tolled if the victim is younger than 16 years of age

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: William Boddie
Last Action: 4/2/2019 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
House Committee: Judiciary - Non-Civil
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

HB 258 amends Code Section 17-3-2.1 of the O.C.G.A to add the crime of aggravated sexual battery to the O.C.G.A. Under this legislation prosecutors of aggravated sexual battery could bring charges without statute of limitation interference. 

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