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Sex Offender penalties for not registering

Penalites for Failing to Register

 For the first conviction of failing to register the offense is a class class D felony or it is a class C felony if the offense requiring registration was an unclassified felony, a class A or B felony, or a felony involving a child under the age of 14.

For a second conviction of failing to register the offense is a class D felony or a class C felony if the offense was an unclassified felony, a class A or B felony, or a felony involving a child under the age of 14.

For a third conviction of failing to register the offender will serve a term of imprisonment not less than 10 and not more than 30 years. After release following third conviction electronic monitoring based upon a global positioning system or other technology will be used.

  • If an offender was required to register semi-annually and is convicted of failing to register they automatically become a 90-day registrant, this change in registration will remain in effect for life. It will not be changed back to semi-annual.