What is a "Tier"? What is Tier 1 and Offenses Related? What is Tier 2 and Offenses Related? Unless otherwise covered by Section 5. The use of minors in prostitution, including solicitations, 2. A non-forcible Sexual Act with a minor 16 or 17 years old, 4. Sexual contact with a minor 13 years of age or older, whether directly or indirectly through the clothing, that involves the intimate parts of the body, 5.
The use of a minor in a sexual performance, or 6. The production or distribution of child pornography. Non-parental kidnapping of a minor, 2. A sexual act with another by force or threat, 3. A sexual act with another who has been rendered unconscious or involuntarily drugged, or who is otherwise incapable of appraising the nature of the conduct or declining to participate, or 4.
Sexual contact with a minor 12 years of age or younger, including offenses that cover sexual touching of or contact with the intimate parts of the body, either directly or through the clothing. How often must a registered sex offender appear in person to update his or her registration information? A sex offender must appear in person, allow the jurisdiction to take a current photograph, and verify the information in each registry in which that sex offender is required to be registered not less frequently than: Sex offenders must carry out this schedule of personal appearances in all jurisdictions where they reside, are employed and attend school.
What are the requirements for keeping registry information current? A sex offender must, not later than three business days after each change of name, residence, employment, or student status, appear in person in at least one jurisdiction in which the sex offender is required to register and inform that jurisdiction of all changes in the information required for that sex offender in the sex offender registry.
This information must immediately be provided to all other jurisdictions in which the sex offender is required to register. Jurisdictions must also require a sex offender to provide notice if he or she is leaving the jurisdiction prior to the move; the sex offender must provide information about the jurisdiction to which he or she is going.
What is the minimum required duration of registration? SORNA specifies the minimum required duration of sex offender registration for tier I sex offenders to be 15 years, for tier II sex offenders to be 25 years, and for tier III sex offenders to register for life.
The registration period begins to run upon release from custody for a sex offender sentenced to incarceration for the registration offense, or in the case of non-incarcerated sex offenders, at the time of sentencing for the sex offense. Are certain classes of sex offenders allowed to reduce the time of their registration requirement? SORNA allows jurisdictions to reduce the registration period for a tier I sex offender by 5 years after the sex offender maintains a clean record for 10 years and to terminate registration for a sex offenders who is required to register under SORNA based on juvenile delinquency adjudication after the sex offender maintains a clean record for 25 years.
Achieving a clean record means the sex offender must fulfill the following requirements: Not be convicted of any offense for which imprisonment for more than one year may be imposed, Not be convicted of any sex offense regardless of the penalty, Successfully complete any periods of supervised release, probation, and parole, and Successfully complete an appropriate sex offender treatment program certified by a jurisdiction or by the Attorney General.
What is the federal penalty for failure to register? Can a non-federally convicted sex offender be prosecuted in the federal system for failure to register? Why do I have to enter an alphanumeric code before I can perform a search?
How do I sign up to receive e-mail notifications when a sex offender registers a new address that is near me? Next, enter your e-mail address and the appropriate information about the address in the Register for Community Notifications section of the page. Next, select whether you would like to be notified about sex offender addresses within a 1-, 2-, or 3-mile radius of your address or within the same zip code.
You should then receive a validation e-mail message that requires you to click the link in the message to complete your registration. How do I search for sex offenders who are registered by different registration jurisdictions? To access the Website, go to www. How do I search for a particular registered sex offender if I do not know how to spell his or her name?
How do I search for registered sex offenders who live, work, or attend school near an address of interest to me? This Website provides you with a way to search for registered sex offenders by a geographic radius around a particular address, by city, by zip code, and by county. How do I contact the registry if I have a question or if I have information that may be helpful? The registry staff can be contacted two different ways. When a tip is submitted, information about the offender will automatically be included in the message so the registry staff knows which offender corresponds with the tip.