OH HB234 | 2015-2016 | 131st General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on May 28 2015 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2015-06-02 - Refer to Committee: Judiciary
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


To amend sections 2901.13, 2907.02, 2907.03, and 2945.42 of the Revised Code to eliminate the period of limitation for the criminal prosecution of a person for rape, sexual battery, or complicity to commit rape or sexual battery, eliminate the spousal exceptions for the offenses of rape and sexual battery, and to permit a person to testify against the person's spouse in a prosecution for sexual battery.

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Revises the law governing rape and sexual battery



2015-06-02HouseRefer to Committee: Judiciary


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