Female genital mutilation

S.E.A. 240, P.L. 51 Effective: July 1, 2021 In relevant part: Provides that a child is a child in need of services if before the child becomes 18 years of age the child is a victim of female genital mutilation. Provides that a person who: (1) knowingly or … [Read more...]

Adverse possession statute of limitations

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 38 on adverse possession statute of limitations sponsored by Rep. Torr and Rep. D. Miller. The author, Sen. Doriot, introduced the bill which amends the statute concerning the statute of limitations for actions for the recovery of … [Read more...]

Adverse possession statute of limitations

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard SB 38 on adverse possession statute of limitations by Sen. Doriot and Sen. Koch. This bill amends the statute concerning the statute of limitations for actions for the recovery of the possession of real estate to provide that such an … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

Statute of limitations

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard SB 109 on statute of limitations sponsored by Reps. Steuerwald, Cherry, VanNatter, and Engleman.  The bill provides that an otherwise barred offense may be commenced not later than five years from the earlier of the … [Read more...]

Adverse possession statute of limitations

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard SB 71 authored by Sen. Doriot regarding the adverse possession statute of limitations. The bill amends the statute concerning the statute of limitations for actions for the recovery of the possession of real estate to provide that … [Read more...]

Statute of limitations

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard SB 109 on statute of limitations. The bill is authored by Sen. Crider and removes the statute of limitations for certain sex offenses that, under current law, must be charged before the victim reaches 31 years of … [Read more...]