Blueprint Legislative Priority

Strengthen Statute of Limitations Timeframes for Cases of Child Sexual Abuse

HB 47 would create an opportunity for child victims of sexual assault or abuse to seek justice through civil claims or to pursue criminal charges by extending the length of time they are able to do so.

Review the Blueprint for Kentucky’s Children policy priority fact sheet here.

Status

HB 47 is sponsored by Representative Lynn Bechler. It has passed the Kentucky House and is awaiting a hearing in the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Read the latest statement from Terry Brooks on HB 47.

Passed KY House

HB 47 is a Face It policy priority.