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Advocates propose lifting state of limitations for sex abuse lawsuits, Star Tribune, February 14, 2013

Sen. Ron Latz, DFL-St. Louis Park and House Reps. Steve Simon (DFL-St. Louis Park) and Sondra Erickson (R-Princeton) were scheduled to make the announcement with child victim advocates at a 1 p.m. press conference Wednesday. Through legislation and legal opinions, Minnesota currently requires victims of child sex abuse to pursue any civil legal claims within six years of their 18th birthday.