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HF 3370

as introduced - 89th Legislature (2015 - 2016) Posted on 03/30/2016 12:41pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to public safety; requiring written statement for change of information
by registered predatory offenders; authorizing access to registration data by
child protection workers for determination of child residence with predatory
offender; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 243.166, subdivisions 1b,
7, by adding a subdivision; 299C.093.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 243.166, subdivision 1b, is amended to read:


Subd. 1b.

Registration required.

(a) A person shall register under this section if:

(1) the person was charged with or petitioned for a felony violation of or attempt to
violate, or aiding, abetting, or conspiracy to commit, any of the following, and convicted
of or adjudicated delinquent for that offense or another offense arising out of the same
set of circumstances:

(i) murder under section 609.185, paragraph (a), clause (2);

(ii) kidnapping under section 609.25;

(iii) criminal sexual conduct under section 609.342; 609.343; 609.344; 609.345;
609.3451, subdivision 3; or 609.3453; or

(iv) indecent exposure under section 617.23, subdivision 3;

(2) the person was charged with or petitioned for a violation of, or attempt to
violate, or aiding, abetting, or conspiring to commit criminal abuse in violation of section
609.2325, subdivision 1, paragraph (b); false imprisonment in violation of section
609.255, subdivision 2; solicitation, inducement, or promotion of the prostitution of a
minor or engaging in the sex trafficking of a minor in violation of section 609.322; a
prostitution offense involving a minor under the age of 13 years in violation of section
609.324, subdivision 1, paragraph (a); soliciting a minor to engage in sexual conduct in
violation of section 609.352, subdivision 2 or 2a, clause (1); using a minor in a sexual
performance in violation of section 617.246; or possessing pornographic work involving a
minor in violation of section 617.247, and convicted of or adjudicated delinquent for that
offense or another offense arising out of the same set of circumstances;

(3) the person was sentenced as a patterned sex offender under section 609.3455,
subdivision 3a
; or

(4) the person was charged with or petitioned for, including pursuant to a court
martial, violating a law of the United States, including the Uniform Code of Military Justice,
similar to the offenses described in clause (1), (2), or (3), and convicted of or adjudicated
delinquent for that offense or another offense arising out of the same set of circumstances.

(b) A person also shall register under this section if:

(1) the person was charged with or petitioned for an offense in another state that
would be a violation of a law described in paragraph (a) if committed in this state and
convicted of or adjudicated delinquent for that offense or another offense arising out
of the same set of circumstances;

(2) the person enters this state to reside, work, or attend school, or enters this state
and remains for 14 days or longer; and

(3) ten years have not elapsed since the person was released from confinement
or, if the person was not confined, since the person was convicted of or adjudicated
delinquent for the offense that triggers registration, unless the person is subject to a longer
registration period under the laws of another state in which the person has been convicted
or adjudicated, or is subject to lifetime registration.

If a person described in this paragraph is subject to a longer registration period
in another state or is subject to lifetime registration, the person shall register for that
time period regardless of when the person was released from confinement, convicted, or
adjudicated delinquent.

(c) A person also shall register under this section if the person was committed
pursuant to a court commitment order under Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 253B.185,
chapter 253D, Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 526.10, or a similar law of another state
or the United States, regardless of whether the person was convicted of any offense.

(d) A person also shall register under this section if:

(1) the person was charged with or petitioned for a felony violation or attempt to
violate any of the offenses listed in paragraph (a), clause (1), or a similar law of another
state or the United States, or the person was charged with or petitioned for a violation of
any of the offenses listed in paragraph (a), clause (2), or a similar law of another state or
the United States;

(2) the person was found not guilty by reason of mental illness or mental deficiency
after a trial for that offense, or found guilty but mentally ill after a trial for that offense, in
states with a guilty but mentally ill verdict; and

(3) the person was committed pursuant to a court commitment order under new text beginchapter
253D; Minnesota Statutes 2012,
new text endsection 253B.18new text begin; Minnesota Statutes 1992, section
526.10,
new text end or a similar law of another state or the United States.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 243.166, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 4c. new text end

new text begin Notices in writing; signed. new text end

new text begin All notices required by this section must be
in writing and signed by the person required to register.
new text end

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 243.166, subdivision 7, is amended to read:


Subd. 7.

Use of data.

(a) Except as otherwise provided in subdivision 7a or sections
244.052 and 299C.093, the data provided under this section is private data on individuals
under section 13.02, subdivision 12.

(b) The data may be used only by law enforcement and corrections agencies for
law enforcement and corrections purposes.new text begin Law enforcement may share data with child
protection workers when there is a need to determine, pursuant to section 626.556,
subdivision 2, paragraph (d), if a child can reside with a predatory offender.
new text end

(c) The commissioner of human services is authorized to have access to the data for:

(1) state-operated services, as defined in section 246.014, for the purposes described
in section 246.13, subdivision 2, paragraph (b); and

(2) purposes of completing background studies under chapter 245C.

Sec. 4.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 299C.093, is amended to read:


299C.093 DATABASE OF REGISTERED PREDATORY OFFENDERS.

The superintendent of the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension shall maintain
a computerized data system relating to individuals required to register as predatory
offenders under section 243.166. To the degree feasible, the system must include the data
required to be provided under section 243.166, subdivisions 4 and 4a, and indicate the
time period that the person is required to register. The superintendent shall maintain this
data in a manner that ensures that it is readily available to law enforcement agencies.
This data is private data on individuals under section 13.02, subdivision 12, but may be
used for law enforcement and corrections purposes. new text beginLaw enforcement may share data
with child protection workers when there is a need to determine, pursuant to section
626.556, subdivision 2, paragraph (d), if a child can reside with a predatory offender.
new text endThe
commissioner of human services has access to the data for state-operated services, as
defined in section 246.014, for the purposes described in section 246.13, subdivision 2,
paragraph (b), and for purposes of conducting background studies under chapter 245C.