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Correction Law

Sex Offender Registration Act


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Article 6C - NY Correction Law

Section Description
168-H Duration of registration and verification
S 168-H Duration of registration and verification. 1. The duration of
  registration  and  verification  for  a  sex  offender  who has not been
  designated a sexual predator, or  a  sexually  violent  offender,  or  a
  predicate  sex  offender,  and who is classified as a level one risk, or
  who has not yet received a risk level classification, shall be  annually
  for a period of twenty years from the initial date of registration.
    2.  The  duration  of registration and verification for a sex offender
  who, on or after March eleventh,  two  thousand  two,  is  designated  a
  sexual  predator,  or  a  sexually  violent offender, or a predicate sex
  offender, or who is classified as a level two or level three risk, shall
  be annually for life. Notwithstanding the foregoing, a sex offender  who
  is  classified  as  a  level two risk and who is not designated a sexual
  predator, a sexually violent offender or a predicate sex  offender,  may
  be  relieved  of  the  duty  to  register  and  verify  as  provided  by
  subdivision one of section one hundred sixty-eight-o of this article.
    3. Any sex offender having been designated a level  three  risk  or  a
  sexual  predator  shall  also personally verify his or her address every
  ninety calendar days  with  the  local  law  enforcement  agency  having
  jurisdiction where the offender resides.

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