Oregon Legislators Pass Two Bills Supporting Rape Victims

Oregon lawmakers have sent two bills to the governor for her signature that would benefit rape victims as well as victims of other sex crimes. Senate Bill 1600 removes the statute of limitations for first-degree sex crimes, including rape, when there’s additional corroborating evidence, even if there’s no DNA evidence available. Under current Oregon law, […]

Oregon Lawmakers Looking to Increase Statute of Limitations For Rape

Oregon lawmakers are considering a bill that would increase the statute of limitations for rape cases from six to 20 years. HB 2317A would also extend the time limit for criminal charges against child rapists to the victim’s 30th birthday.  Here is a recent news article- http://www.oregonlive.com/politics/index.ssf/2015/04/brenda_tracy_sexual_assault_su.html#incart_2box_news_index.ssf  Victims of rape and sexual assault very often […]

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