Legislators to consider compromise on sex abuse bill

The Legislature will take up a compromise bill that would give victims who were sexually abused as children 25 years to report criminal cases to authorities. The proposal, endorsed by the Joint Committee on the Judiciary where it had languished, extends the current statute of limitations by 10 years, giving childhood victims until they are 41 years old to report sexual crimes. But it does not abolish the statute all together as proponents had...

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