Democratic lawmakers will be busy tackling a progressive agenda in the coming months.
The bill would allow rape survivors to pursue criminal charges regardless of the time passed since the crime. Earlier this year, it died in the Senate.
The substitute bill approved by the Senate committee would eliminate the statute for only first-degree child rape and child molestation.
State representatives voted 90-8 in favor of the bill.
Students' survey finds unnervingly high approval ratings for rape among peers.
The public needs to hold SPS accountable for its inadequate response to sexual violence.