Tennessee Criminal Statute of Limitations Laws
|Code Section||40-2-101, et seq.|
|Felonies||Any crime punishable by death or life imprisonment: none; Class A felony: 15 yrs.; Class B felony: 8 yrs.; defrauding state, evading or defeating any tax, fraudulent return: 6 yrs.; Class C or D felony: 4 yrs.; Class E felony: 2 yrs.; others: 3 yrs.; offense committed against a child: 4 yrs. after offense is committed, or when child reaches majority, whichever occurs later; arson: 8 yrs;|
|Misdemeanors||Gaming: 6 mos.; others: 12 mos.|
|Acts During Which Statute Does Not Run||Concealing fact of crime, absent state|
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