March 6, 2001
HOUSE BILL No. 1964
DIGEST OF HB 1964
(Updated March 5, 2001 4:12 PM - DI 105)
Citations Affected: IC 5-2.
Synopsis: Sex offender registry. Requires that a recent photograph and
home address of a person convicted of certain sex offenses and other
crimes be included in publications of the sex and violent offender
registry. Requires that a photograph of the offender be included on the
Internet site maintained by the institute.
Effective: July 1, 2001.
Herrell, Kruse, Adams T
January 17, 2001, read first time and referred to Committee on Courts and Criminal Code.
February 27, 2001, amended, reported _ Do Pass.
March 5, 2001, read second time, amended, ordered engrossed.
March 6, 2001
First Regular Session 112th General Assembly (2001)
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HOUSE BILL No. 1964
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning state
and local administration.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 5-2-12-5; (01)HB1964.2.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 5-2-12-5 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS
[EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 5. (a) An offender shall register
with each local law enforcement authority having jurisdiction in the
area where the offender resides or intends to reside for more than seven
(7) days. The offender shall register not more than seven (7) days after
the offender arrives at the place where the offender resides or intends
(b) Whenever an offender registers with a local law enforcement
authority under subsection (a), the local law enforcement agency shall
immediately notify the institute of the offender's registration.
(c) If required to do so under section 6(b) of this chapter, the
local law enforcement authority with which an offender registers
under this section shall submit to the institute a photograph of the
offender. The photograph shall be included on the Internet site that
is maintained for the sex and violent offender registry by the
SOURCE: IC 5-2-12-6; (01)HB1964.2.2. -->
SECTION 2. IC 5-2-12-6 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS
[EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 6. (a) The registration required
under this chapter must include the following information:
(1) The offender's full name, alias, date of birth, sex, race, height,
weight, eye color, Social Security number, driver's license
number, and home address.
(2) A description of the offense for which the offender was
convicted, the date of conviction, and the sentence imposed, if
(3) A recent photograph of the offender.
(4) Any other information required by the institute.
(b) The photograph required by subsection (a)(3) shall be
(1) by the offender; or
(2) by the law enforcement authority with which the offender
registers under section 5 of this chapter, if the offender does
not have a recent photograph.
If the law enforcement authority provides the photograph, the
offender shall reimburse the law enforcement authority for the cost
of providing the photograph.
SOURCE: IC 5-2-12-11; (01)HB1964.2.3. -->
SECTION 3. IC 5-2-12-11, AS AMENDED BY P.L.214-1999,
SECTION 1, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE
JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 11. (a) The institute shall make the sex and violent
offender registry available on a computer disk. Each time the registry
is updated under section 10 of this chapter, the institute shall send one
(1) paper copy of the sex and violent offender registry to:
(1) all school corporations (as defined in IC 20-1-6-1);
(2) all nonpublic schools (as defined in IC 20-10.1-1-3);
(3) a state agency that licenses individuals who work with
(4) the state personnel department to screen individuals who may
be hired to work with children;
(5) all child care facilities licensed by or registered in the state of
(6) other entities that:
(A) provide services to children; and
(B) request the registry.
(b) The institute shall publish the sex and violent offender registry
on the Internet through the computer gateway administered by the
intelenet commission under IC 5-21-2 and known as Access Indiana.
(c) A copy of the sex and violent offender registry provided:
(1) on a computer disk;
(2) on the Internet; or
to an entity under subsection
(a)(5) or (a)(6) or published
under subsection (b) may not (a);
include a recent photograph and
the home address of an
offender whose name appears in the registry.