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Senate Bill 0367


Senate Bill 0367

ARCHIVE (2002)

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DIGEST OF SB 367 (Updated March 14, 2002 3:20 PM - DI 106)


Sex offender registry. Provides that an offender must register with the county sheriff, or, in a county containing a consolidated city, with the police chief of the consolidated city (instead of all local law enforcement agencies). Requires sheriffs to jointly maintain a sex offender registry web site containing the photograph, address, and other information relating to an offender. Requires the police chief of a consolidated city to transmit photos and other information to the sheriffs' web site. Provides that the jail commissary fund may be used to fund the sex offender registry web site. Provides that the sheriff of a county containing a consolidated city shall provide the police chief of a consolidated city with equipment and funding necessary to transmit photos and other information concerning a sex offender to the sheriffs' web site. Requires the criminal justice institute to send a copy of the sex and violent offender directory to certain parties on computer disk, to send a paper copy of the directory upon request, and to provide a computer link to sex offender web sites maintained by county sheriffs. Provides that a person must register in Indiana if the person spends seven or more days in Indiana in a 180 day period or owns real property in Indiana and returns to the property at any time. Provides that a person who damages or defaces a copy of the directory commits criminal mischief: (1) as a Class A misdemeanor if the person is not required to register; and (2) as a Class D felony if the person is required to register. Prohibits an offender on probation or parole from residing within one mile of the victim's home. Provides that the victim's address is confidential. Repeals provisions concerning the current sex and violent offender registry.
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