Statute of limitations bill passes judiciary committee

Lawmakers trying to get rid of statute of limitations in Oklahoma

Tulsa, Okla. — Representative Carol Bush authored HB3024 last year the legislature expanded the statute of limitations for child sexual abuse.

It did not make the change retroactive-- which means anyone abused before the law change was effective wasn’t helped if they were already beyond the original statute of limitations.

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This bill, HB3024, would get rid of the statute of limitations all-together.

Earlier this month it passed the house judiciary committee. It goes to the full house next for a vote.