Statute of limitations

S.E.A. 109, P.L. 31
Effective: July 1, 2020

Provides that an otherwise barred offense may be commenced not later than five years from the earlier of the date on which: (1) the state first discovers DNA evidence sufficient to charge the offender; (2) the state first becomes aware of a recording that provides evidence sufficient to charge the offender; or (3) a person confesses to the offense. Permits the alleged victim of certain child sex crimes to apply for victim compensation not later than five years after: (1) the state first discovers DNA evidence sufficient to charge the offender; (2) the state first becomes aware of a recording that provides evidence sufficient to charge the offender; or (3) a person confesses to the offense.

Read the bill at: http://iga.in.gov/legislative/2020/bills/senate/109