Today's Law As Amended


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AB-1247 Criminal procedure: limitations of actions.(2021-2022)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 801.7 is added to the Penal Code, to read:

801.7.
 (a) Notwithstanding Section 801 or any other law, prosecution for a felony offense described in Section 502 shall be commenced within three years after discovery of the commission of the offense, provided, however, that in any case a complaint shall not be filed more than nine years after the commission of the offense.
(b) This section applies to crimes that are committed on or after January 1, 2022, and to crimes for which the statute of limitations that was in effect prior to January 1, 2022, has not elapsed as of January 1, 2022.