Guidelines for Listing Sexoffenders on the National Sexoffenders Registry

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What are the guidelines for the listing of sexoffenders on the national sexoffenders registry?

Guidelines for Listing Sexoffenders on the National Sexoffenders Registry

The national sexoffenders registry typically abides by the following guidelines:
* Only those sex offenders who were convicted of a listed offense on or after October 1, 1995, or those were convicted before that date and were still under the control of a department of corrections for a listed offense must be registered.
* All sexual offenders must register with their local law enforcement agency after conviction and before sentencing.
* Offenders must register their address and other personal information with the local law agency within a certain amount days after release from prison. (Days may differ for each state.)
* Offenders have a specified amount of days to report a change of address. (Days may differ for each state.)
* Offenders must report status at an institution of higher learning within a specified amount of days. (Days may differ for each state.
* The length that a sex offender must remain on a national sexoffenders registry may differ depending upon the nature of the offense and the registering state.

   

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