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Senate File 2016

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  1  1    Section 1.  Section 692A.7, subsection 1, Code 1999, is
  1  2 amended to read as follows:
  1  3    1.  A willful failure to register as required under this
  1  4 chapter An intentional violation of this chapter is an
  1  5 aggravated misdemeanor for a first offense and a class "D"
  1  6 felony for a second or subsequent offense.  However, a person
  1  7 who willfully fails to register as required under commits an
  1  8 intentional violation of this chapter and who commits a
  1  9 criminal offense against a minor, sexual exploitation, an
  1 10 other relevant offense, or a sexually violent offense is
  1 11 guilty of a class "C" felony.  Any fine imposed for a second
  1 12 or subsequent offense shall not be suspended.  The court shall
  1 13 not defer judgment or sentence for any intentional violation
  1 14 of the registration requirements of this chapter.  The willful
  1 15 failure of intentional violation of this chapter by a person
  1 16 who is on probation, parole, or work release, or any other
  1 17 form of release to register as required under this chapter
  1 18 shall result in the automatic revocation of the person's
  1 19 probation, parole, or work release.
  1 20    Sec. 2.  EFFECTIVE DATE.  This Act, being deemed of
  1 21 immediate importance, takes effect upon enactment.  
  1 22                           EXPLANATION 
  1 23    This bill makes changes to the criminal penalties relating
  1 24 to the sex offender registry.  The bill provides that an
  1 25 offender who intentionally violates any provision in the sex
  1 26 offender registry Code chapter commits an aggravated
  1 27 misdemeanor for a first offense and a class "D" felony for a
  1 28 second or subsequent offense.  The bill also provides that an
  1 29 offender who commits an intentional violation of the sex
  1 30 offender registry chapter and subsequently commits an offense
  1 31 against a minor or certain sexual offenses commits a class "C"
  1 32 felony.  The bill also provides that an offender shall have
  1 33 the offender's probation, parole, or work release revoked, if
  1 34 the offender commits a violation of the chapter.
  1 35    A class "C" felony is punishable by confinement for no more
  2  1 than 10 years and a fine of at least $1,000 but not more than
  2  2 $10,000.  A class "D" felony is punishable by confinement for
  2  3 no more than five years and a fine of at least $750 but not
  2  4 more than $7,500.  An aggravated misdemeanor is punishable by
  2  5 confinement for no more than two years and a fine of at least
  2  6 $500 but not more than $5,000.
  2  7    The bill takes effect upon enactment.  
  2  8 LSB 5177XS 78
  2  9 jm/gg/8
     

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