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-====== Mississippi Laws Regarding Registration ======+//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 **[[https://narsol.org/wiki-response/|https://narsol.org/wiki-response/]]** // 
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 +===== Mississippi Laws Regarding Registration =====
  
 === Who must register? === === Who must register? ===
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 === What information must registrants provide? === === What information must registrants provide? ===
  
-MSC 45-33-25\\+MSC 45-33-25 (2)\\
 [[http://state.sor.dps.ms.gov/so_law.html#SECT453325|http://state.sor.dps.ms.gov/so_law.html#SECT453325]] [[http://state.sor.dps.ms.gov/so_law.html#SECT453325|http://state.sor.dps.ms.gov/so_law.html#SECT453325]]
  
 === How frequently must they register? === === How frequently must they register? ===
  
-MSC 45-33-27\\ +Duration 15/25/life § 45-33-47\\ 
-[[http://state.sor.dps.ms.gov/so_law.html#SECT453327|http://state.sor.dps.ms.gov/so_law.html#SECT453327]]\\ +[[http://state.sor.dps.ms.gov/so_law.html#SECT453347|http://state.sor.dps.ms.gov/so_law.html#SECT453347]]\\ 
-MSC 45-33-31\\+Frequency MSC 45-33-31\\
 [[http://state.sor.dps.ms.gov/so_law.html#SECT453331|http://state.sor.dps.ms.gov/so_law.html#SECT453331]] [[http://state.sor.dps.ms.gov/so_law.html#SECT453331|http://state.sor.dps.ms.gov/so_law.html#SECT453331]]
 +
 +=== Does the state categorize registrants by levels/tiers? ===
 +
 +Yes. The tiers are: Tier One, Tier Two, and Tier Three.\\
 +§ 45-33-47(2)\\
 +[[http://state.sor.dps.ms.gov/so_law.html#SECT453347|http://state.sor.dps.ms.gov/so_law.html#SECT453347]]
 +
 +=== Does the state use risk assessment when assigning tiers or levels to registrants? ===
 +
 +No.
  
 === Do any registrants remain privately registered? If so, who? === === Do any registrants remain privately registered? If so, who? ===
  
-Response needed.\\ +No.
-[[http://exacturl.state.gov|Link needed.]]+
  
-=== Are there special restrictions for registrants even after supervision? (State: Local jurisdictions: Yes/No) ===+=== Are there special restrictions for registrants even after supervision? ===
  
 Residency restrictions: 3,000 feet from a school or day care; cannot loiter within 500 feet of a school or day care. Some exceptions apply.\\ Residency restrictions: 3,000 feet from a school or day care; cannot loiter within 500 feet of a school or day care. Some exceptions apply.\\
-MSC 45-33-25 [[http://state.sor.dps.ms.gov/so_law.html#SECT453325|http://state.sor.dps.ms.gov/so_law.html#SECT453325]]\\+MSC 45-33-25 (4)[[http://state.sor.dps.ms.gov/so_law.html#SECT453325|http://state.sor.dps.ms.gov/so_law.html#SECT453325]]\\
 MSC 45-33-26 [[http://state.sor.dps.ms.gov/so_law.html#SECT453326|http://state.sor.dps.ms.gov/so_law.html#SECT453326]]\\ MSC 45-33-26 [[http://state.sor.dps.ms.gov/so_law.html#SECT453326|http://state.sor.dps.ms.gov/so_law.html#SECT453326]]\\
-MSC 45-33-49 [[http://state.sor.dps.ms.gov/so_law.html#SECT453349|http://state.sor.dps.ms.gov/so_law.html#SECT453349]]+MSC 45-33-49[[http://state.sor.dps.ms.gov/so_law.html#SECT453349| http://state.sor.dps.ms.gov/so_law.html#SECT453349]]\\ 
 +Fees § 45-33-57 (Current fee is $11 - this is not spelled out in statute)\\ 
 +[[http://state.sor.dps.ms.gov/so_law.html#SECT453357|http://state.sor.dps.ms.gov/so_law.html#SECT453357]]
  
 === Is there a process for removal from the registry? If so, who qualifies and what is the process? === === Is there a process for removal from the registry? If so, who qualifies and what is the process? ===
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 === What is the registration requirement for someone with a sexual offense who is visiting your state? === === What is the registration requirement for someone with a sexual offense who is visiting your state? ===
  
-Response needed.\\ +Not specified but the word ‘lodges’ is used several time§ 45-33-36\\ 
-[[http://exacturl.state.gov|Link needed.]]+[[http://state.sor.dps.ms.gov/so_law.html#SECT453336|http://state.sor.dps.ms.gov/so_law.html#SECT453336]]
  
 === What is the registration requirement for someone with a sexual offense who will be moving to your state to live or to attend school? === === What is the registration requirement for someone with a sexual offense who will be moving to your state to live or to attend school? ===
  
-Response needed.\\ +Notify 10 days PRIOR to moving to state; once there, register within 3 days§ 45-33-27\\ 
-[[http://exacturl.state.gov|Link needed.]]+[[http://state.sor.dps.ms.gov/so_law.html#SECT453327|http://state.sor.dps.ms.gov/so_law.html#SECT453327]]
  
 ===== State Laws Regarding Sexual Offenses and Offenders, other than registration ===== ===== State Laws Regarding Sexual Offenses and Offenders, other than registration =====
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 === Does the state have lifetime supervision? === === Does the state have lifetime supervision? ===
  
-Response needed.\\ +No.
-[[http://exacturl.state.gov|Link needed.]]+
  
 === Does the state have indeterminate sentencing? === === Does the state have indeterminate sentencing? ===
  
-Response needed.\\ +No.
-[[http://exacturl.state.gov|Link needed.]]+
  
 === What are the state civil commitment laws? === === What are the state civil commitment laws? ===
  
-Response needed.\\ +None.
-[[http://exacturl.state.gov|Link needed.]]+
  
 === What is the age of consent? === === What is the age of consent? ===
  
-MSC 97-3-65, 97-5-31 [[http://www.lexisnexis.com/hottopics/mscode/|http://www.lexisnexis.com/hottopics/mscode/]]+Age 16 § 97-3-65 [[https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/5PCF-DVG0-0035-R1XD-00008-00?cite=Miss.%20Code%20Ann.%20§%2097-3-65&context=1000516|https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/5PCF-DVG0-0035-R1XD-00008-00?cite=Miss.%20Code%20Ann.%20§%2097-3-65&context=1000516]]
  
 === Are there “Romeo and Juliet” laws or other laws specific to young people? === === Are there “Romeo and Juliet” laws or other laws specific to young people? ===
  
-MSC 97-3-65 [[http://www.lexisnexis.com/hottopics/mscode/|http://www.lexisnexis.com/hottopics/mscode/]]+Yes. MSC 97-3-65 [[https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/5PCF-DVG0-0035-R1XD-00008-00?cite=Miss.%20Code%20Ann.%20§%2097-3-65&context=1000516|https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/5PCF-DVG0-0035-R1XD-00008-00?cite=Miss.%20Code%20Ann.%20§%2097-3-65&context=1000516]]
  
-===== \\ +===== Info for State Advocates =====
-Info for State Advocates =====+
  
 === Are felons allowed to vote? If so, when is this right restored? === === Are felons allowed to vote? If so, when is this right restored? ===
  
-Some felons are allowed to vote depending on the charges. Those not allowed to vote are those who have been convicted for: murder, rape, statutory rape, bribery, theft, arson, obtaining money or goods under false pretense, perjury, forgery, embezzlement, bigamy, armed robbery, extortion, felony bad check, felony shoplifting, larceny, receiving stolen property, robbery, timber larceny, unlawful taking of a motor vehicle, carjacking, or larceny under lease or rental agreementAll others are eligible to voteVoter registration form, exclusions and addresses of places to submit registration: [[https://www.sos.ms.gov/Elections-Voting/Documents/Voter_Registration.pdf|https://www.sos.ms.gov/Elections-Voting/Documents/Voter_Registration.pdf]]+Permanently barred if have committed certain crimesincluding rape.\\ 
 +[[https://felonvoting.procon.org/state-felon-voting-laws/#mississippi|https://felonvoting.procon.org/state-felon-voting-laws/#mississippi]]\\ 
 +in flux? Lawsuit in 2017\\ 
 +[[https://www.clarionledger.com/story/news/2017/09/29/mississippi-lifetime-felon-voting-ban/715774001/|https://www.clarionledger.com/story/news/2017/09/29/mississippi-lifetime-felon-voting-ban/715774001/]]
  
 === What does the state say about persons who are required to register? === === What does the state say about persons who are required to register? ===
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 === How can I locate legislation regarding sexual offense issues? === === How can I locate legislation regarding sexual offense issues? ===
  
-Links are based on legislative year. 2016 Legislation link: [[http://index.ls.state.ms.us/2016Session.html|http://index.ls.state.ms.us/2016Session.html]] Choose All Legislation Not Deadthen under "Build Query" enter key words like "sex offender" to find all still-active bills with those key words.+On the MS Legislature site, hover over “Legislation” and select “Measure search” if you already know a bill number or statute. Select “text search” for a more robust search. But this is clunky.\\ 
 +[[http://www.legislature.ms.gov/|http://www.legislature.ms.gov/]]\\ 
 +Select session, then choice of search criteria such as by committee or bill # or key words\\ 
 +[[http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/2018/pdf/mainmenu.htm|http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/2018/pdf/mainmenu.htm]]\\ 
 +For an easier time of it, go to Legiscan, enter Mississippi for the state, and use “sexual offense” or “sex offender” or “sexual offender” for best results.\\ 
 +[[https://legiscan.com/gaits/search?state=MS&keyword=sexual+offense|https://legiscan.com/gaits/search?state=MS&keyword=sexual+offense]]
  
 === Best keywords are: === === Best keywords are: ===
  
-Response needed.\\ +sex offense, sex offense, or sexual
-[[http://exacturl.state.gov|Link needed.]]+
  
 === Sign up for notifications of bill movement: === === Sign up for notifications of bill movement: ===
  
-Response needed.\\ +Offers free and subscription services\\ 
-[[http://exacturl.state.gov|Link needed.]]+[[https://legiscan.com/|https://legiscan.com/]]
  
 === Most important legislative committees for our issues are: === === Most important legislative committees for our issues are: ===
  
-Committees vary depending on particular legislation.\\ +House corrections and several judiciary; no links to individual committees, just to list with members\\ 
-House Committees: [[http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/htms/h_cmtememb.xml|http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/htms/h_cmtememb.xml]]\\ +[[http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/htms/h_cmtememb.xml|http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/htms/h_cmtememb.xml]]\\ 
-Senate Committees: [[http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/htms/s_cmtememb.xml|http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/htms/s_cmtememb.xml]]+Senate same; corrections and 2 judiciary\\ 
 +[[http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/htms/s_cmtememb.xml|http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/htms/s_cmtememb.xml ]]
  
 === Contact info for state legislators can be found at: === === Contact info for state legislators can be found at: ===
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 Senate Roster: [[http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/s_roster.pdf|http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/s_roster.pdf]] Senate Roster: [[http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/s_roster.pdf|http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/s_roster.pdf]]
  
-===== \\ +===== Other Useful State Information =====
-Other Useful State Information =====+
  
 === Contact information for state registry office === === Contact information for state registry office ===
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