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Connecticut Laws Regarding Registration

Who must register?

What information must registrants provide?

How frequently must they register? And for how long?

Every 90 days by mail Chap 969: Sec. 54-257
https://www.cga.ct.gov/2017/pub/chap_969.htm#sec_54-257
Duration: Either 10 yrs. Chap 969: Sec. 54-251
https://www.cga.ct.gov/2017/pub/chap_969.htm#sec_54-251
Or life Chap 969: 54-252
https://www.cga.ct.gov/2017/pub/chap_969.htm#sec_54-252

Does the state categorize registrants by levels/tiers?

Does the state use risk assessments for registrants (other than supervised release)?

No.

Do any registrants remain privately registered? If so, who?

Mental disease or defect. Chap 969: Sec. 54-255. Same statute also exempts some juvenile offenders.
https://www.cga.ct.gov/current/pub/chap_969.htm#sec_54-255

Are there special restrictions for registrants even after supervision?

Public notification Chap 969: Sec. 54-258
https://www.cga.ct.gov/2016/sup/chap_969.htm#sec_54-258

Is there a process for removal from the registry? If so, who qualifies and what is the process?

No.

What is the registration requirement for someone with a sexual offense who is visiting the state?

54-253(d) says “Any person not a resident of this state who is registered as a sexual offender under the laws of any other state and who travels in this state on a recurring basis for periods of less than five days shall notify the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection of such person's temporary residence in this state and of a telephone number at which such person may be contacted.”
https://www.cga.ct.gov/2017/pub/chap_969.htm#sec_54-253

What is the registration requirement for someone with a sexual offense who will be moving to the state to live or to attend school?

State Laws Regarding Sexual Offenses and Offenders, other than registration

What sexual offenses can people be convicted of, and what are the ranges of sentences?

Chap 952: Sec. 53-21; § 53a-70 – 74; 53a-81 – 89; 53a-90a; 53a-191 ; 54-102a
https://www.cga.ct.gov/2017/pub/chap_952.htm

Does the state have lifetime supervision?

Does the state have indeterminate sentencing?

No.

What are the state civil commitment laws?

None.

Are there “Romeo and Juliet” laws or other laws specific to young people?

Info for State Advocates

Are felons allowed to vote? If so, when is this right restored?

What does the state say about persons who are required to register?

How does the state’s legislative process work?

How can I locate legislation regarding sexual offense issues?

Best keywords are:

search by key words ’sex offense; sexual offender’

How to sign up for notifications of bill movement:

Most important legislative committees for our issues are:

Joint Judiciary
https://www.cga.ct.gov/jud/
Joint Public Safety and Security Committee
https://www.cga.ct.gov/ps/

Contact info for state legislators can be found at:

Other Useful State Information

Contact information for state registry office

You must agree to terms and click continue and then click on Contact link; it won’t allow the address to be copied.
http://sheriffalerts.com/cap_contact.php?office=54567

NARSOL state affiliate website or blog:

One Standard of Justice
http://www.ctosj.org/

Other helpful state advocacy groups:

Response needed.
Link needed.

Other registrant-friendly state support groups:

Response needed.
Link needed.

Other helpful information

This seems very fact based and reform oriented.
https://www.jud.ct.gov/Publications/MegansLaw.pdf
Response needed.
http://www.sexoffenderresource.com/connecticut/

connecticut.txt · Last modified: 2018/11/18 17:09 by zyin