Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Louisiana state rep. Jeff Thompson sponsored a new law requiring sex offenders to list their status on social media sites. Story highlights New law says sex offenders, child predators must reveal convictions on sites The law expands upon existing sex offender registration laws The new law, effective August 1, is the first of its kind in nation, legislator says Last year a Louisiana law that banned sex offenders from the Internet was struck down. A new Louisiana law requires sex offenders and child predators to state their criminal status on their Facebook or other social networking page, with the law's author saying the bill is the first of its kind in the nation.
Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:542.1 – Notification of sex offenders and child predators
FEDERAL LAW ON CLASSIFYING SEX OFFENDERS
It makes it virtually impossible to live a normal life. Jackie Lacey, are looking to overhaul the system. They recently won state Senate approval of a proposal that would allow the names of those who committed lower-level, nonviolent sex crimes or are judged low risks to reoffend to be removed from the registry after 10 or 20 years. The proposal has stirred up deep emotions in a state where voters have, in the past, approved initiatives that are tough on sex offenders. Opponents of the bill include Erin Runnion, who in founded the Joyful Child Foundation, an Orange County advocacy group for victims, after the abduction, molestation and murder of her 5-year old daughter, Samantha. California is one of only four states that require lifetime registration of sex offenders. The others are Alabama, South Carolina and Florida.
What Can I Expect as a Louisiana Sex Offender?
Code of Ala. Registration: Less serious non-violent offenses may petition the sentencing court for relief at or after sentencing. Employment: Less serious offenders may petition county court for relief from employment restrictions e. Restrictions may be reinstated for good cause.
What is a "Tier"? What is Tier 1 and Offenses Related? What is Tier 2 and Offenses Related?