2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 16 - CRIMES AND OFFENSES
CHAPTER 14 - RACKETEER INFLUENCED AND CORRUPT ORGANIZATIONS
§ 16-14-8 - Period of limitations as to criminal or civil proceedings under this chapter

O.C.G.A. 16-14-8 (2010)
16-14-8. Period of limitations as to criminal or civil proceedings under this chapter


Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a criminal or civil action or proceeding under this chapter may be commenced up until five years after the conduct in violation of a provision of this chapter terminates or the cause of action accrues. If a criminal prosecution or civil action is brought by the state to punish or prevent any violation of this chapter, then the running of this period of limitations, with respect to any cause of action arising under subsection (b) or (c) of Code Section 16-14-6 which is based upon any matter complained of in such prosecution or action by the state, shall be suspended during the pendency of the prosecution or action by the state and for two years thereafter.

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