Start a Campaign in Your State

Below is a state-by-state summary of existing statutes of limitations for rape and sexual assault in each state. If you would like to start a campaign to abolish the SOL in your state, please contact us at endrapeSOL@gmail.com or 323.251.9360. We offers (free) step-by-step assistance in branding your campaign, creating your website and social media presence, recruiting volunteers, finding legislators to propose a bill to abolish the SOL, and actions you can take to get this bill signed into law. 

 

State

Current Laws

Alabama

 No Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape or Sexual Assault – NO CAMPAIGN NECESSARY

Alaska

 No Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape or Sexual Assault – NO CAMPAIGN NEEDED

Arizona

 No Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape or Sexual Assault – NO CAMPAIGN NEEDED

Arkansas

 6 Year Time Limit for Rape; 3 Years for Sexual Assault

California

 No Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape or Sexual Assault – NO CAMPAIGN NEEDED

Colorado

 20 Year Time Limit on Rape and Sexual Assault

Connecticut

5 Year Time Limit on Rape and Sexual Assault

D.C.

15 Year Time Limit on Rape and Sexual Assault

Delaware

 No Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape or Sexual Assault – NO CAMPAIGN NEEDED

Florida

4 Year Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape; 3 Years for Sexual Assault

Georgia

15 Year Time Limit on Rape and Sexual Assault

Hawaii

6 Year Time Limit on Rape; 3 Years for Sexual Assault

Idaho

No Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape or Sexual Assault – NO CAMPAIGN NEEDED

Illinois

3 Year Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape and Sexual Assault

Indiana

No Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape; 5 Years for Sexual Assault

Iowa

10 Year Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape and Sexual Assault

Kansas

No Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape; 10 Years for Sexual Assault

Kentucky

No Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape or Sexual Assault – NO CAMPAIGN NEEDED

Louisiana

No Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape; 30 Years for Sexual Assault

Maine

8 Year Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape; 3 Years for  Sexual Assault

Maryland

No Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape or Sexual Assault – NO CAMPAIGN NEEDED

Massachusetts

15 Year Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape; 6 Years for  Sexual Assault

Michigan

No Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape; 10 Years for  Sexual Assault

Minnesota

3 Year Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape and  Sexual Assault

Mississippi

No Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape or Sexual Assault – NO CAMPAIGN NEEDED

Missouri

No Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape or Sexual Assault – NO CAMPAIGN NEEDED

Montana

10 Year Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape; 5 Years for Sexual Assault

Nebraska

No Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape; 3 Years for Sexual Assault

Nevada

20 Year Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape and for Sexual Assault

New Hampshire

6 Year Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape and for Sexual Assault

New Jersey

No Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape; 5 Years for Sexual Assault

New Mexico

No Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape; 6 Years for Sexual Assault

New York

No Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape; 5 Years for Sexual Assault

North Carolina

No Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape or Sexual Assault – NO CAMPAIGN NEEDED

North Dakota

7 Year Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape; 3 Years for Sexual Assault

Ohio

20 Year Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape and Sexual Assault

Oklahoma

12 Year Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape and Sexual Assault

Oregon

No Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape or Sexual Assault – NO CAMPAIGN NEEDED

Pennsylvania

12 Year Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape and Sexual Assault

Rhode Island

No Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape or Sexual Assault – NO CAMPAIGN NEEDED

South Carolina

No Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape or Sexual Assault – NO CAMPAIGN NEEDED

South Dakota

No Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape or Sexual Assault – NO CAMPAIGN NEEDED

Tennessee

No Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape or Sexual Assault – NO CAMPAIGN NEEDED

Texas

10 Year Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape; 20 Years for Sexual Assault

Utah

No Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape or Sexual Assault – NO CAMPAIGN NEEDED

Vermont

No Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape; 6 Years for Sexual Assault

Virginia

No Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape or Sexual Assault – NO CAMPAIGN NEEDED

Washington

1 Year Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape and Sexual Assault

West Virginia

No Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape or Sexual Assault – NO CAMPAIGN NEEDED

Wisconsin

No Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape; 6 Years for Sexual Assault

Wyoming

No Time Limit on Prosecuting Rape or Sexual Assault – NO CAMPAIGN NEEDED

 

 

 


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