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New Hampshire Laws Regarding Registration
Who must register?
What information must registrants provide?
How frequently must they register? And for how long?
Duration 10yrs/life 651-B:6
Does the state categorize registrants by levels/tiers?
Yes, tier I, tier II, and tier III.
Chapter 651-B - Registration of criminal offenders, sections VIII, IX, and X.
Does the state use risk assessment when assigning tiers or levels to registrants?
651-B:6 - Duration of Registration
Do any registrants remain privately registered? If so, who?
Yes, only those with certain offenses are on the public list 651-B:7
Is there a registration fee?
Are there special restrictions for registrants even after supervision?
Online identifiers 651-B:4-a
Registration fee 651-B:11
Is there a process for removal from the registry? If so, who qualifies and what is the process?
Tier I and tier II offenders wishing to be removed from the public registry may appeal for removal, which includes a risk assessment.
651-B:6 - Duration of Registration, section III (2) and (3)
What is the registration requirement for someone with a sexual offense who is visiting the state?
What is the registration requirement for someone with a sexual offense who will be moving to the state to live or to attend school?
no time frame given. 651-B:2.III Language used is “Upon receipt from any out-of-state law enforcement agency of information that a sex offender or offender against children has moved to New Hampshire, the division shall register such person and shall include the relevant information in the SOR system.”
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?
Registry infractions 651-B:9 651-B:6
Does the state have lifetime supervision?
Does the state have indeterminate sentencing?
What are the state civil commitment laws?
What is the age of consent?
Age 16 632-A:4.I(b)
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?
Yes as long as not actually in prison. 607-A:2
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?
General Court Of New Hampshire page (with reference links to Bills, Laws, Legislation, Senators, etc)
Legislation Text Search
Advanced Bill Status
Quick Bill Search
Best keywords are:
Sexual assault, sexual
How to sign up for notifications of bill movement:
Most important legislative committees for our issues are:
Criminal justice and public safety
House Standing Committees
General Court Of New Hampshire
Contact info for state legislators can be found at:
Other Useful State Information
Contact information for state registry office
33 Hazen Drive
Concord, NH 03305
Multiple phone numbers found at link
NARSOL state affiliate website or blog:
Citizens for Criminal Justice Reform
Other helpful state advocacy groups:
old but good
Other registrant-friendly state support groups: