language to be deleted (2) new language
CHAPTER 127-H.F.No. 1707 An act relating to public safety; prohibiting courts from modifying statutory sex offender registration requirements in criminal sentences and juvenile disposition orders; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 243.166, subdivision 2. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 243.166, subdivision 2, is amended to read: Subd. 2. [NOTICE.] When a person who is required to register under subdivision 1, paragraph (a), is sentenced or becomes subject to a juvenile court disposition order, the court shall tell the person of the duty to register under this section. The court may not modify the person's duty to register in the pronounced sentence or disposition order. The court shall require the person to read and sign a form stating that the duty of the person to register under this section has been explained. The court shall forward the signed sex offender registration form, the complaint, and sentencing documents to the bureau of criminal apprehension. If a person required to register under subdivision 1, paragraph (a), was not notified by the court of the registration requirement at the time of sentencing or disposition, the assigned corrections agent shall notify the person of the requirements of this section. When a person who is required to register under subdivision 1, paragraph (c), is released from commitment, the treatment facility shall notify the person of the requirements of this section. The treatment facility shall also obtain the registration information required under this section and forward it to the bureau of criminal apprehension. Presented to the governor May 3, 1999 Signed by the governor May 6, 1999, 3:35 p.m.