Child pornography specifically, people convicted of a felony violation of Penal Code Sections Each tier one and tier two registrant must petition the court at the end of the or year registration period. The court can deny the registrant's petition, and the DA can request a hearing to oppose the petition. And if a tier one or two registrant is convicted of another crime, the and year waiting periods are tolled during any period of subsequent incarceration.
In general, the Sex Offender Registration Act requires Let's take a closer look at some of these specific reporting requirements. Moving Anytime you move, you are required personally to report your new information to your local law enforcement agency within five working days of the move. In addition, if your homes are located in different cities, you must report the information to the local law enforcement agency in each location. If you don't live in California If you thereafter become transient again, you must report that fact within five working days as well.
When you report, you must tell the agency where you plan to move and if you knowingly have any plans of returning to California. Again, this is in addition to registering with the agency that is located in the area in which you live. If you are a California registered sex offender Whether your information is publicly displayed on this site depends on the specific California sex offense for which you were convicted.
Whether or not your address appears online depends on 1 the specific sex crime for which you were convicted, and 2 your criminal history with respect to prior sex offenses. You can find information on California registered sex offenders on the Megan's Law website under two basic categories. The first category displays the complete address of the registered offender. This group is reserved for those who 1 are convicted of the most serious California sex offenses25, or 2 have been convicted of multiple sex offenses Examples of the most serious offenses that require complete address disclosure on California's Megan's Law website include but are not limited to: Penal Code assault to commit rape or other specified forced sexual acts Penal Code rape where the victim is incapacitated, severely intoxicated, or unconscious Penal Code involving certain acts of sodomy The second group displays just the zip code of the registered offender.
The offenders under this group have committed less serious sex offenses. You fall under this group if 1 the offense for which you were convicted isn't listed in any of the above categories, or 2 you have successfully applied for Internet exclusion.
In addition, you must have successfully completed or must be successfully completing probation. Like most other questions relating to Penal Code registration as a sex offender, this answer depends on the exact offense of which you were convicted. There are actually a few options for clearing your sex offender status. The first option is to have your case dismissed after you successfully complete your probation.
This process is known as expungement and is regulated by Penal Code The benefit of this option is that it takes the charge and conviction off your criminal record. The downside is that you must still register as a California sex offender.
Unlike an expungement, a certificate of rehabilitation relieves your duty to register under Penal Code s Sex Offender Registration Act. The state's Governor is permitted to relieve you of your duty to register as a sex offender even if you were convicted of one of the above offenses. A Governor's pardon, except in rare circumstances, will not be granted unless you have remained crime-free for at least ten years following your release from custody, probation, or parole. It should be noted that if you fail to register as a sex offender under Penal Code , you hurt your chances of obtaining your requested relief.
Relief is only granted to those who have successfully fulfilled all of their requirements and to those who have not violated other laws. If you've failed to register as a sex offender, a judge will likely issue a California bench warrant or a California arrest warrant to address the violation.