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Child Sex Abuse Bill Awaiting Governor’s Signature

Illinois lawmakers recently passed a bill that would extend the time limit for criminal charges to be brought in childhood sexual abuse cases. Currently under Illinois law, prosecutors have a 10 year period in which to charge bring charges for such a crime. The new proposal will do away with this time limit in cases where the victim was a child at the time of the abuse. The bill still needs the approval of Illinois Governor Pat Quinn before it becomes law.

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