NY Child Victims Act: What new law means for sex abusers, victims

Legislators said the Child Victims Act will pass as the Catholic Church eases its long-held opposition to the bill.

Source: (Syracuse.com) NY Child Victims Act: What new law means for sex abusers, victims

Illinois wipes out statute of limitations for child sex abuse

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation that will remove the statutes of limitation for sexual abuse crimes. Rauner signed the measure Friday. Sponsor state Sen. Michael Hastings of Frankfort says the legislation puts in place “best practices for dealing with sexual assault cases statewide and puts a system in place that will encourage survivors to come forward and receive justice when they are ready.”

Source: Illinois wipes out statute of limitations for child sex abuse