Sex Offender Enactments Database
Sex offender policies continue to be high on state legislative agendas. Some enactments respond to the federal Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) provisions of the federal Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006. Other state actions place residence and other restrictions on sex offenders. This database identifies key state legislation enacted 2008-2012.
Search 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 legislation by State; Topic; Keyword; Year; Primary Sponsor; or Author. To select multiple items (e.g., state or category) in the database lists, hold down the “control” key and click the desired selections. To select all items between two selections, click on the first item, scroll down the list to the last item, click and hold the “shift” key.
Updated July 18, 2012