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Extends statute of limitations for rape with DNA evidence 
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Long Title To amend section 2901.13 of the Revised Code to extend the period of limitations for prosecution of rape or sexual battery when a DNA record made in connection with the investigation of the offense matches another DNA record of an identifiable person and to declare an emergency.


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House Judiciary Committee
Senate Criminal Justice Committee

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Shannon Jones
Jim Hughes


Jim Butler
Margaret Conditt
Jonathan Dever
Michael Stinziano
Kevin Bacon
Troy Balderson
Bill Beagle
Dave Burke
Capri S. Cafaro
Bill Coley
John Eklund
Keith Faber
Randy Gardner
Cliff Hite
Kris Jordan
Frank LaRose
Peggy Lehner
Gayle Manning
Larry Obhof
Scott Oelslager
Tom Patton
Bob Peterson
Charleta B. Tavares
Joe Uecker
Chris Widener
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