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Title 13 : Crimes and Criminal Procedure

Chapter 151 : LIMITATION OF PROSECUTIONS AND ACTIONS

(Cite as: 13 V.S.A. § 4508)
  • § 4508. When prosecution deemed commenced

    For the purpose of determining whether a period of limitation prescribed by law has run, a prosecution for a felony or misdemeanor shall be deemed commenced upon the occurrence of the earliest of the following events:

    (1) the arrest of the defendant without warrant;

    (2) the issuance to him or her by a law enforcement or prosecuting officer of a citation to appear; or

    (3) the presentation of an information or indictment to a judicial officer for the purpose of obtaining a summons or arrest warrant. (Amended 1973, No. 118, § 6, eff. Oct. 1, 1973.)