Bill Status of HB5796 94th General Assembly
Short Description: VIOLENT OFFENDER REGISTRATION
Rep. Ronald A. Wait - James H. Meyer - Michael P. McAuliffe, Patricia R. Bellock, Carolyn H. Krause, Harry R. Ramey, Jr. and Bob Biggins
| 1/9/2007||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Violent Offender Registration Law. Provides for the registration of a person who committed a violent crime as defined in the Rights of Crime Victims and Witnesses Act and who is not required to register under the Sex Offender Registration Act, the Arsonist Registration Act, or the Child Murderer and Violent Offender Against Youth Registration Act. Creates the Violent Offender Registration Fund in the State treasury. Provides that the Fund shall receive deposits of registration fees from violent offenders. Establishes various requirements for registration and provides penalties for those persons who violate registration requirements. Creates the Violent Offender Community Notification Law. Provides that the name, address, date of birth, and offense or adjudication for violent offenders required to register under the Violent Offender Registration Law shall be open to inspection by the public. Provides that the Department of State Police and any law enforcement agency may, in the Department's or agency's discretion, place this identifying information about violent offenders on the Internet or in other media. Amends various Acts to make conforming changes.