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Introduced Senate Bill (S)

DIGEST

Notice of sex offender intent to move. Requires certain sex or violent offenders to notify law enforcement at least 30 days before establishing a new residence. Requires a local law enforcement authority, not later than 10 days after receipt of the notice, to inform every household within 500 feet of the new residence: (1) that a sex or violent offender intends to move to the area; (2) of the name and new residence address of the sex or violent offender; (3) of the crime committed by the sex or violent offender; and (4) of the Internet address of the Indiana Notice of sex offender intent to move. Requires certain sex or violent offenders to notify law enforcement at least 30 days before establishing a new residence. Requires a local law enforcement authority, not later than 10 days after receipt of the notice, to inform every household within 500 feet of the new residence: (1) that a sex or violent offender intends to move to the area; (2) of the name and new residence address of the sex or violent offender; (3) of the crime committed by the sex or violent offender; and (4) of the Internet address of the Indiana sex and violent offender registry web site. Makes failure to notify law enforcement a Level 6 felony, and increases the penalty to a Level 5 felony if the person has a prior conviction. Provides a defense if the sex or violent offender: (1) was unable to provide notice 30 days in advance because the offender did not know the new address at that time; (2) notifies law enforcement within three days of learning the new address; and (3) otherwise complies with the notice requirement. ... View more