HB 210: "An Act relating to sexual assault and sexual abuse of a minor."
00 HOUSE BILL NO. 210 01 "An Act relating to sexual assault and sexual abuse of a minor." 02 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 03 * Section 1. AS 12.10.010 is amended to read: 04 Sec. 12.10.010. General time limitations. A prosecution for murder, sexual 05 assault, or sexual abuse of a minor may be commenced at any time. Except as 06 otherwise provided by law, a person may not be prosecuted, tried, or punished for an 07 offense other than murder, sexual assault, or sexual abuse of a minor, unless the 08 indictment is found or the information or complaint is instituted no later than 09 (1) 10 years after the commission of a felony offense in violation of 10 AS 11.41.120 - 11.41.370, 11.41.450 - 11.41.530, [AS 11.41.120 - 11.41.530] or in 11 violation of AS 11.46.400; or 12 (2) five years after the commission of any other offense. 13 * Sec. 2. AS 12.10.020(c) is repealed. 14 * Sec. 3. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by adding a new section to 15 read:
01 APPLICABILITY. The extension of the statute of limitations for sexual assault and 02 sexual abuse of a minor provided in sec. 1 of this Act applies to all offenses occurring 03 (1) on or after the effective date of this Act; and 04 (2) to all offenses occurring before the effective date of this Act if the statute 05 of limitations applicable to that offense on the day before the effective date of this Act has not 06 expired, including any specific time periods for that offense under AS 12.10.020, as that 07 section read the day before the effective date of this Act, and any period when the limitations 08 period did not run under AS 12.10.040.