WE'RE ON A MISSION
The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape is working to eliminate all forms of sexual violence and to advocate for the rights and needs of victims of sexual assault.
Q: How long does the Commonwealth have to file charges in a case involving child abuse?
A: The statute of limitations was extended to give the Commonwealth until the child victim’s 50th birthday, to file charges.
Q: What bill extended the statute of limitations in child abuse cases?
The following links provide text of legislative bills that affect victims of sexual violence, endorsed by the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape: