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Chapter 513

< > Effective - 17 Mar 1986, see footnote bottom

  513.630.  Statute of limitations. — Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a proceeding under this act* may be commenced up until five years after the conduct terminates or the cause of action accrues.  If a criminal prosecution or civil action is brought by the state relating to conduct which would constitute criminal activity as defined in section 513.605, then the running of the period  of limitations shall be suspended during the pendency of such prosecution or action by the state and for five years thereafter.


(L. 1986 S.B. 450 § 13)

Effective 3-17-86

*"This act" (S.B. 450, 1986) contained numerous sections.  Consult Disposition of Sections table for a definitive listing.

(2002) Special statute of limitations does not apply to any causes of action for recovery of property wrongfully taken other than forfeiture actions under the Criminal Activity Forfeiture Act. Yahne v. Pettis County Sheriff Dept., 73 S.W.3d 717 (Mo.App.W.D.).

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