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what is the statute of limitations for statutory rape in the state of Rhode Island ?
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This would actually be considered a third degree sexual assault in Rhode Island. The statute of limitations is three years from the date the crime occurred, under Chapter 12-12-17 of Rhode Island statutes.

 

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what is the age of consent in the state of Rhode Island ?
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Thank you for your reply.

 

The age of consent in Rhode Island is 16.

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