2013 Regular Session
|At the request of:||(at the request of House Interim Committee on Judiciary)|
|Regular Sponsors:||(Presession Filed)|
|Bill Title:||Relating to sex offenders; appropriating money; and declaring an emergency.|
|Catchline/Summary:||Directs Department of Corrections to establish risk assessment tool applicable to sex offenders.
Establishes general rules regarding community notification based on results of risk assessment. Authorizes State Board of Parole and Post-Prison Supervision and Psychiatric Security Review Board to conduct hearings to reclassify certain sex offenders and to relieve certain sex offenders of obligation to report. Specifies factors boards must consider and standards boards must apply when reclassifying sex offenders or relieving sex offenders of obligation to report. Adds reclassification hearings to list of proceedings of which victims must be notified. Applies to recent offenders on January 1, 2014, and remaining offenders on January 1, 2017. Specifies that certain sex offenders must be on active supervision after serving prison sentences. Appropriates moneys to State Board of Parole and Post-Prison Supervision for assessment of offenders. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
|Chapter Number:||Chapter 708|
|Fiscal Impact:||Fiscal Impact Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||Chapter Number Assigned|