Exclusion from Megan's Law List

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Why are some sex offenders excluded from Megan's Law lists?

Exclusion from Megan's Law List

Not all sex offenders are listed under Megan's Law lists. In fact, approximately 25% of registered sex offenders are excluded from public disclosure. This is based on the type of crime committed, however.
The Megan's Law sex offender tracking program determines who can receive an exclusion. Offenders can apply for exclusion, but only if their crime falls under one of the following categories.

* Misdemeanor Child Molestation- This falls under Penal Cod 647.6
* Sexual Battery by Restraint-This falls under Penal Cod 243.4
* An offence which didn't involve penetration or oral copulation, the victim of which was a child, stepchild, grandchild, or sibling of the offender, and for which the offender has successfully finished or is finishing probation.

Although these Megan's law offenders are not listed on an Internet registry, they must still register as a sex offender and continue to update their registration.



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