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State is stiffening certain laws

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Schools and day care centers are already off limits to registered sex offenders, and rules are getting tighter. Offenders who commit certain crimes against children will now face a minimum of 25 years in prison. They also have to stay registered as a sex offender with the state for 30 years under the new law; they used to be registered for just 10 years. It's also a felony for sex offenders to access social networking sites like Myspace and Facebook. Offenders released from prison will have to be monitored for life by a global positioning satellite. New laws also increase penalties for misdemeanor child abuse. Stalking someone while under a restraining order is no longer a misdemeanor, but a felony. The same goes for violating a domestic violence protective order. The state is also cracking down on gang activity, increasing offenses for people involved in street gangs. The state is expanding the ban on video poker machines. Promoting, operating or conducting illegal gaming now carries a fine up to $25,000 or even jail time The state is also raising the stakes for vandals. Vandalism resulting in more than $5,000 in damage is now a felony that could come with a maximum sentence of five years in jail. Another new law in affect requires doctors and hospitals to report suspicious injuries in children to law enforcement.

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Statute of limitation

My question is will they lift the statute of limitation? Way too many times when a child is violated, they have repressed memories. By the time they know exactly what happened to them or whom was responsible for the crime, they cannot do a thing because the statute is up. The sex offender gets away with it.

I don't think there is a

I don't think there is a statute for Rape or similar crimes

Answer

There is no statute of limitation for a felony in the state of North Carolina. There is however a two year statute of limintation for misdemeanors. So to answer the question as simple as possible almost all of the sex offenses have no statute of limitations ever!

What is the statute?

if there is one, they can always come into civil court for redress. Look at all the choir boys who have taken their Catholic Priests to court years after the fact.