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North Dakota Laws Regarding Registration

Who must register?

What information must registrants provide?

How frequently must they register? And for how long?

Every 3/6 months; on attorney general’s FAQs but can’t find statute #2
15/25/life 12.1-32-15 ss 8

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

None; less information given for levels 1 and 2 according to attorney general FAQs #5

Are there special restrictions for registrants even after supervision?

500 ft. from schools-high risk only; bill 1334 passed 4/17
not allowed on school properties 12.1-20-25
employment in day care; in FAQs but can’t find statute #29
public notification ambiguous 12.1-32-15 ss 13

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


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

In state 10 consecutive or 30 aggregate days according to attorney general’s FAQs #14

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?

Age 18; the age is not given in the statute but rather says “minor” 12.1-20-05

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

Yes; if victim is at least 15, actor must be at least 3 yr. older 12.1-20-01-3

Info for State Advocates

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

Yes; immediately upon release from prison Chapter 12. 1-33

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?

Choose bills/resolutions from drop-down menu; Type key words in search window

Best keywords are:

Sexual offense; sexual offender; sex offense registry

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:

None yet.

Other helpful state advocacy groups:

several SO links toward the end of this page

Other registrant-friendly state support groups:

Response needed.
Link needed.

Other helpful information

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