An Act To Extend the Statute of Limitations for the Prosecution of the Crime of Robbery
Sec. 1. 17-A MRSA §8, sub-§2, as amended by PL 2013, c. 392, §1, is further amended to read:
Sec. 2. 17-A MRSA §8, sub-§2-B is enacted to read:
Sec. 3. Application. This Act applies to the crime of robbery under the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 17-A, section 651 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.
This bill extends the statute of limitations for prosecution of a Class A or Class B crime of robbery from 6 years to 12 years following commission of the crime.