It should be noted that the rules regarding church have been modified.
Risk Classification If the person is classified by the Sex Offender Registration Review Board as a level I risk assessment classification, then they may file a petition immediately, if the registrant has completed all prison, parole, supervised release and probation for the offense which required registration.
The registrant must also meet the following criteria: a. Victim did not suffer any intentional physical harm; e.
Employment and Residence Restrictions Were Reduced The restrictions that apply to a person is now based on the restrictions which were in place in the law at the time of the offense conduct. The residence cannot be within 1000 feet of any child care facility, church, school, public park, private park, recreation facility, playground, skating rink, neighborhood center, gymnasium, school bus stop, or public or community swimming pool.
If the offense conduct occurred prior to June 4, 2003, the employment and residence restrictions will not apply to the registrant. The place of employment cannot be employed by any child care facility, schoo or church or by or at any business or entity located within 1000 feet of a child care facility, school, or church.
Other Risk Classifications If the person is classified by the Sex Offender Registration Review Board as a level II risk assessment classification or as a sexual predator, the person is not eligible to file a petition until ten years after the person has completed all prison, parole, supervised release and probation for the offense which required registration.
Unclassified Registrants If the person is classified by the Sex Offender Registration Review Board, a petition may be filed, but the court will stay the proceeding and direct the Board to make a classification in the person’s case.
The registrant must have completed all prison, parole, supervised release and probation for the offense which required registration and: (a) is confined to a hospice facility, skilled nursing home, residential care facility for the elderly or nursing home; (b) is totally and permanently disabled; or (c) is otherwise seriously physically incapacitated due to illness or injury.
Level of Offense Change If the registrant was convicted of an offense which was a felony on or before June 30, 2006, but is now a misdemeanor, the registrant can petition for removal from the registry.
Registrants are no longer required to provide their email addresses, usernames and user passwords to law enforcement as part of the registration process.
Some Registrants May Be Eligible to be Removed from the Registry The prior law provided that a person on the sex offender registry could petition to be removed from the registry.
Most counties do not have designated bus stops and those that do are not enforcing the bus stop provision while the litigation is pending.