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Senate Bill 0230


Senate Bill 0230

ARCHIVE (2005)

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DIGEST OF SB230 (Updated April 7, 2005 6:20 pm - DI 84)


Sex offender directory and victim notification. Adds registered neighborhood associations to the list of entities that must periodically receive the sex and violent offender directory published by the criminal justice institute. Allows the department of correction to establish an automated victim notification system. Allows a crime victim to register for the system by telephone. Provides that a system must notify a registered crime victim by telephone when: (1) a committed offender's status changes; or (2) the offender is released or has escaped. Allows a crime victim to obtain the most recent status of an offender by calling the system. Allows money in the victim and witness assistance fund to be used to establish and maintain a victim notification system. Provides that there is no cause of action based on a system's failure to notify. Requires a sheriff or the police chief of Indianapolis to notify the department when a sex offender files a new sex offender registration form if the department has established an automated victim notification system.
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