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While we strive to be as accurate and complete as possible, our researchers are not attorneys, and state laws are often full of nuances and gaps. Legal challenges in some states have resulted in different registration requirements based on the year of conviction or first registration. Users must accept all risks associated with actions taken based on this information. Please help us improve by reporting any errors or omissions via our form at

Michigan Laws Regarding Registration

Who must register?

What information must registrants provide?

How frequently must they register?

Does the state categorize registrants by levels/tiers?

Yes. Tiers I, II and III
Section 28.722 - Definitions

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


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

The police keep a database of registrants information.

Section (9) and (10)
Section (1)

Are there special restrictions for registrants even after supervision?

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

Tier I - after 10 years
Tier III - after 25 years
Section (1), (2), and (3)

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

7 days to register “ name and address of any place of temporary lodging”

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?

Does the state have lifetime supervision?

Does the state have indeterminate sentencing?

What are the state civil commitment laws?


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?

According to the ACLU of Michigan, you can vote if you have been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony in the state, provided you currently are not incarcerated. The right to vote is instantly restored upon release from prison. Individuals on parole or probation are permitted to vote as well.

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:

Sex Offender registration; sexual offense; sex offender

How to sign up for notifications of bill movement:

Most important legislative committees for our issues are:

Contact info for state legislators can be found at:

Other Useful State Information

Contact information for state registry office

NARSOL state affiliate website or blog:

Coalition for a Useful Registry

Other helpful state advocacy groups:

Other registrant-friendly state support groups:

None at this time.

Other helpful information

michigan.txt · Last modified: 2020/07/06 10:34 by rkdbus