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Missouri Laws Regarding Registration
Who must register?
Who is required to Register 589.400-425; Offenses Requiring Registration 589.400
What information must registrants provide?
How frequently must they register? And for how long?
For adults: 589.414 every 90 days or semi-annually § 589.400 lifetime
See also 211.425 juvenile registration
Do any registrants remain privately registered? If so, who?
Certain juvenile offenders 211.425
Are there special restrictions for registrants even after supervision?
566.147 1000 ft. residency
589.426 Halloween restriction, including posting sign
Is there a process for removal from the registry? If so, who qualifies and what is the process?
For just a few offenses: Committing or expiring to commit promoting prostitution 2nd & 3rd degree, public display of explicit sexual material, and statutory rape 2nd degree. Also for youthful offenders (see Romeo & Juliet below)
What is the registration requirement for someone with a sexual offense who is visiting the state?
If If the time is less than seven (7) days per 12-month period, registration is not required
What is the registration requirement for someone with a sexual offense who will be moving to the state to live or to attend school?
589.400 within three days
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?
MO. REV. STAT. §§ 632.480-.513
What is the age of consent?
Are there “Romeo and Juliet” laws or other laws specific to young people?
Missouri does not have a close-in-age exemption. 589.400(8) allows for 19 and under, with victim 13 and older with consensual relations to petition for registry removal sooner.
Info for State Advocates
Are felons allowed to vote? If so, when is this right restored?
Yes, after prison, parole, and probation 115.133
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:
How to sign up for notifications of bill movement:
Most important legislative committees for our issues are:
LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH OVERSIGHT DIVISION
Crime prevention and public safety
Contact info for state legislators can be found at:
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Other Useful State Information
Contact information for state registry office
1-888-767-6747 or 573-526-6348
NARSOL state affiliate website or blog:
None at present.
Other helpful state advocacy groups:
Other registrant-friendly state support groups:
Other helpful information