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A. Prosecutions for criminal offenses shall not be commenced after the periods proscribed in this section.

1. No gross misdemeanor may be prosecuted more than two years after its commission.

2. No misdemeanor may be prosecuted more than one year after its commission.

B. The periods of limitation proscribed in subsection 1 of this section do not run during any time when the person charged is not usually and publicly resident within in this state.

C. If, before the end of a period of limitation proscribed in subsection 1 of this section, an indictment has been found or a complaint or information has been filed, and the indictment, complaint, or information is set aside, then the period of limitation is extended by a period equal to the length of time from the finding or filing to the setting aside. (Ord. 1763, 1994)

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