An Act To Ensure Access to Justice for Victims of Sexual Assault
Sec. 1. 17-A MRSA §8, sub-§1, as amended by PL 1999, c. 438, §1, is repealed and the following enacted in its place:
Sec. 2. 17-A MRSA §8, sub-§2, as amended by PL 2013, c. 392, §1, is repealed and the following enacted in its place:
Sec. 3. 17-A MRSA §8, sub-§2-A, as enacted by PL 2013, c. 392, §2, is amended to read:
This subsection does not apply to a Class D crime enhanced to a Class C crime pursuant to section 1252, subsection 4-A.
Sec. 4. Application. This Act applies to the following Class A, Class B or Class C crimes committed on or after the effective date of this Act or for which the prosecution has not yet been barred by the statute of limitations in force immediately prior to the effective date of this Act: gross sexual assault under the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 17-A, section 253; and unlawful sexual contact under Title 17-A, section 255-A.