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Maryland: No statute of limitations

Massachusetts: 15 years

Michigan: No statute of limitations for first-degree offenses, 10 years for all other felony sex offenses

Minnesota: nine years

Mississippi: No statute of limitations

Missouri: No statute of limitations

Montana: 10 years

Nebraska: No statute of limitations for first- or second-degree offenses, three years for other felony sex offenses

Nevada: 20 years

New Hampshire: six years

New Jersey: No statute of limitations

New Mexico: No statute of limitations for first-degree offenses, six years for second degree, five years for third- and fourth-degree

New York: No statute of limitations for first-degree rape, five years for second- and third-degree

North Carolina: No statute of limitations

North Dakota: seven years for gross sexual imposition, three years for all other felony sex offenses

Ohio: 20 years

Oklahoma: 12 years

Oregon: 12 years for first-degree offenses, six years for second- and third-degree

Pennslyvania: 12 years

Rhode Island: No statute of limitations for first-degree offense, three years for second- and third-degree

South Carolina: No statue of limitations

South Dakota: No statute of limitations for first- or second-degree offenses, seven years for third- or fourth-degree

Tennessee: 15 years for aggravated rape, eight years for rape

Texas: 10 years

Utah: No statute of limitations

Vermont: No statue of limitations for aggravated sexual assault, six years for sexual assault

Virginia: No statute of limitations

Washington: 10 years for first- and second-degree offenses, three years for third degree

West Virginia: No statute of limitations

Wisconsin: No statue of limitations for first-degree offenses, six years for second or third degree, three years for fourth degree

Wyoming: No statute of limitations

*all statutes based on felony sex offenses committed by actors over the age of 18, on victims over the age of 18. Statutes according to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, last updated February 4, 2019.