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AB-2302 Child abuse: sexual assault: mandated reporters: statute of limitations.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 10/01/2018 09:00 PM
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This bill would allow a case involving the failure to report an incident known or reasonably suspected by the mandated reporter to be sexual assault, as defined, to be filed at any time within 5 years from the date of occurrence of the offense. Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 801.6 of the Penal Code is amended to read:

801.6.
 Notwithstanding any other limitation of time described in this chapter, prosecution for any offense proscribed by Section 368, except for a violation of any provision of law proscribing theft or embezzlement, or for the failure of a mandated reporter to report an incident under Section 11166 known or reasonably suspected by the mandated reporter to be sexual assault as defined in Section 11165.1, may be filed at any time within five years from the date of occurrence of such offense.