Sen. Chuck Schumer pushes to extend statute of limitations for sex crimes victims

Sen. Chuck Schumer pushes to extend statute of limitations for sex crimes victims

BY MICHAEL O’KEEFFE, NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, Wednesday, April 20, 2016
The sands of time should not protect sexual predators, Sen. Chuck Schumer said Wednesday.

The New York Democrat has added a provision to his Adam Walsh Reauthorization Act of 2016 that would extend the statute of limitations in federal civil cases for victims of sexual abuse, sex trafficking and other crimes related to child pornography.

“Justice should not come with an expiration date,” Schumer told the Daily News.

Victims of child sex crimes are currently barred from filing civil litigation after their 21st birthday in federal court against people who exploited them after. Schumer's bill would  . . . 

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