Blueprint Legislative Priority

Strengthen the statute of limitations timeframes for cases of child sexual abuse

House Bill 472 would strengthen the current statute of limitations timeframes for misdemeanor sexual abuse offenses from five to ten years to accommodate for delayed abuse disclosure.

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


HB 472 is sponsored by Representative Lynn Bechler and Representative Ed Massey and it has passed the Kentucky House.

Read the latest statement from Kentucky Youth Advocates on HB 472.

Passed KY House

HB 472 is a Kosair Charities Face It Movement policy priority.