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House Bill 234

General Assembly: 131

Short Title: Revises the law governing rape and sexual battery   [ Show Long Title ]

Long Title: 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.

Primary Sponsor: Representative Johnson, Representative Fedor

Version: As Introduced

Legislation Text : View Current Version

Co-Sponsors Rep. Antonio, Rep. Bishoff, Rep. Celebrezze, Rep. Clyde, Rep. Driehaus, Rep. Gerberry, Rep. Leland, Rep. Lepore-Hagan, Rep. O'Brien, Rep. Phillips, Rep. Ramos, Rep. Rogers, Rep. Stinziano, Rep. Sweeney, Rep. Sykes
Subjects Crimes, Corrections, and Law Enforcement : Crime and Punishment
Committees House Judiciary
Effective Date
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