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S.F. No. 3122 - Identity Theft Crimes Statute of Limitations Extension
Author: Senator Warren Limmer
Prepared By: Chris Turner, Senate Fiscal Analyst (651/296-4350)
Date: March 24, 2016


         The bill extends the statute of limitations for identity theft crimes involving eight or more direct victims or when the total combined loss to the direct and indirect victims is more than $35,000 to five years.  Under current law, the statute of limitations for all identity theft crimes is three years.

         The bill has an August 1 effective date, and applies to crimes committed on or after that date and to crimes committed before that date if the limitation period for the crime did not expire before August 1, 2016.

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