Idaho Statutes Title 19. Criminal Procedure § 19-403. Misdemeanors

(1) Except as otherwise provided in this section, a prosecution for any misdemeanor must be commenced by the filing of the complaint or the finding of an indictment within one (1) year after its commission.

(2) A prosecution for failure to report or failure to cause to be reported the abuse, abandonment, or neglect of a child as provided for in section 16-1605, Idaho Code , must be commenced by the filing of the complaint or the finding of an indictment within four (4) years after its commission.

(3) A prosecution for misuse of funds as provided for in section 18-5702(1), Idaho Code , must be commenced by the filing of the complaint or the finding of an indictment within five (5) years after its commission.

(4) A prosecution for a misdemeanor that was dismissed pursuant to section 19-3509, Idaho Code , must be refiled no later than two (2) years after its dismissal.


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