Section 15-25-31

Out-of-court statement - When admissible.

An out-of-court statement made by a child under 12 years of age at the time the statement is made concerning an act that is a material element of any crime involving child physical offense, sexual offense, and exploitation, as defined in Section 15-25-39, which statement is not otherwise admissible in evidence, is admissible in evidence in criminal proceedings, if the requirements of Section 15-25-32 are met.

(Acts 1989, No. 89-876, p. 1754, §2; Acts 1994, No. 94-704, p. 1359, §1; Act 2016-354, §2.)