Group works to abolish sex-crime statute

Jaime Avila, one of the former Mission Boy Scouts alleging longtime Scoutmaster Genaro Vela sexually abused him several years ago, may join the fight to abolish Texas’ statute of limitations in child sex cases. The statute of limitations gives victims of childhood sexual abuse 10 years after their 18th birthday or until they turn 28 to report the abuse. But Avila now 35 and, according to law, too late to file criminal charges came...

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