CHILD ABUSE

Bill raising statutory rape age to 16 okayed on 2nd reading

Provides stronger protection against rape, acts of sexual exploitation and sexual abuses

 November 25, 2020

The House of Representatives on Wednesday approved on second reading a bill raising the age of statutory rape from the current 12 years old to 16 years old to protect young people from sexual exploitation and abuse.The lower chamber passed through voice voting House Bill 7836, which… Read More

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