(740 ILCS 82/20)
    Sec. 20. Limitation. An action based on gender-related violence as defined in paragraph (1) or (2) of Section 5 must be commenced within 7 years after the cause of action accrued, except that if the person entitled to bring the action was a minor at the time the cause of action accrued, the action must be commenced within 7 years after the person reaches the age of 18. An action based on gender-related violence as defined in paragraph (3) of Section 5 must be commenced within 2 years after the cause of action accrued, except that if the person entitled to bring the action was a minor at the time the cause of action accrued, the action must be commenced within 2 years after the person reaches the age of 18.
(Source: P.A. 93-416, eff. 1-1-04.)