SB 0844 Allows community notification regarding registered sex offenders, based on assessment of danger
LR Number:3819S.01I Fiscal Note:3819-01
Committee:Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action:02/02/00 - Hearing Conducted S Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence Journal page:
Effective Date:August 28, 2000
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Current Bill Summary

SB 844 - This act allows community notification regarding certain registered sex offenders. The act provides immunity for release of information by law enforcement, and by employees of the Departments of Corrections, Public Safety and Social Services. The Department of Corrections shall assess the person who must register at least ninety days prior to the offender's release, based on the basis of risk to commit offenses requiring registration. The act tailors the extent of any community notification to the assessment results.