HOUSE BILL No. 1964
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Synopsis: Sex offender registry. Requires that a recent photograph and
home address of individuals convicted of certain sex offenses and other
crimes be included in publications of the sex and violent offender
registry. Requires a local law enforcement authority to publish a
photograph of an offender on an Internet site maintained by or for the
local law enforcement authority. Requires a local law enforcement
authority to request permission to publish a photograph of an offender
in a local periodical and broadcast a photograph on a local television
Effective: July 1, 2001.
Herrell, Kruse, Adams T
January 17, 2001, read first time and referred to Committee on Courts and Criminal Code.
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)IN1964.1.1. -->
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) A local law enforcement authority shall publish a
photograph of an offender on an Internet site that is maintained by
or for the local law enforcement authority.
(d) A local law enforcement authority shall notify:
(1) a newspaper or other periodical of general circulation that
is published within the jurisdiction of the local law
enforcement authority; and
(2) a television station that broadcasts within the jurisdiction
of the local law enforcement authority;
when an offender resides within the jurisdiction of the local law
enforcement authority. The notice must state that the local law
enforcement authority requests permission to publish a
photograph of the offender. A notice described in this section must
be provided for each offender residing within the jurisdiction.
SOURCE: IC 5-2-12-6; (01)IN1964.1.2. -->
IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS
[EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 6. 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.
SOURCE: IC 5-2-12-11; (01)IN1964.1.3. -->
, 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
(2) all nonpublic schools (as defined in
(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
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);
must include a recent photograph and the home address of an
offender whose name appears in the registry.