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south_carolina [2018/11/18 17:47]
zyin Added two new questions about registrant levels and risk assessment
south_carolina [2021/02/20 15:22]
rkdbus
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 Yes, Tier I, II, and III; but the tiers are not actually defined in the law. The State Law Enforcement Division uses definitions based on the Adam Walsh Act/SORNA.\\ Yes, Tier I, II, and III; but the tiers are not actually defined in the law. The State Law Enforcement Division uses definitions based on the Adam Walsh Act/SORNA.\\
 Sexual Offenders FAQ\\ Sexual Offenders FAQ\\
-http://scor.sled.sc.gov/FAQs.aspx+[[http://scor.sled.sc.gov/FAQs.aspx|http://scor.sled.sc.gov/FAQs.aspx]]
  
-=== Does the state use risk assessments for registrants (other than supervised release)? ===+===   Does the state use risk assessment when assigning tiers or levels to registrants?   ===
  
 No. No.
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 === 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 is visiting the state? ===
  
-Ten or more days, according to these FAQs citing § 23-3-430 (A) However, 23-3-430(A) doesn’t say that as far as I can tell.\\ +After 10 or more consecutive days.\\ 
-[[http://scor.sled.sc.gov/FAQs.aspx#3|http://scor.sled.sc.gov/FAQs.aspx#3]]+[[https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t23c003.php|https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t23c003.php]]
  
 === What is the registration requirement for someone with a sexual offense who will be moving to the state to live or to attend school? === === What is the registration requirement for someone with a sexual offense who will be moving to the state to live or to attend school? ===
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 Within three days 23-3-460(G) *\\ Within three days 23-3-460(G) *\\
 [[https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t23c003.php|https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t23c003.php]] [[https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t23c003.php|https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t23c003.php]]
 +
 +===== 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? ===
 +
 +16-3-652 – 659; 16-3-755; 16-3-800 – 820\\
 +[[https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t16c003.php|https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t16c003.php]]
 +
 +=== Does the state have lifetime supervision? ===
 +
 +Lifetime electronic monitoring can be allowed for those on lifetime registration 23-3-540(H) *\\
 +[[https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t23c003.php|https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t23c003.php]]
 +
 +=== Does the state have indeterminate sentencing? ===
 +
 +Unclear\\
 +[[http://www.ncrp.info/StateFactSheets.aspx?state=SC|http://www.ncrp.info/StateFactSheets.aspx?state=SC]]
 +
 +=== What are the state civil commitment laws? ===
 +
 +Title 44 44-48-10 – 44-48-170\\
 +[[https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t44c048.php|https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t44c048.php]]\\
 +See also\\
 +[[http://www.scag.gov/sexually-violent-predator|http://www.scag.gov/sexually-violent-predator]]
 +
 +=== What is the age of consent? ===
 +
 +Age 16 16-3-655(2)\\
 +[[https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t16c003.php|https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t16c003.php]]
 +
 +=== Are there “Romeo and Juliet” laws or other laws specific to young people? ===
 +
 +No. Mistake of age may be used as a defense in some cases.
  
 ===== State Laws Regarding Sexual Offenses and Offenders, other than registration ===== ===== State Laws Regarding Sexual Offenses and Offenders, other than registration =====
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 Must accept terms and answer captcha to access FAQs\\ Must accept terms and answer captcha to access FAQs\\
 [[http://scor.sled.sc.gov/FAQs.aspx#3|http://scor.sled.sc.gov/FAQs.aspx#3]]\\ [[http://scor.sled.sc.gov/FAQs.aspx#3|http://scor.sled.sc.gov/FAQs.aspx#3]]\\
-[[https://www.dppps.sc.gov/Offender-Supervision/Supervision-Strategies/Sex-Offender-Management|https://www.dppps.sc.gov/Offender-Supervision/Supervision-Strategies/Sex-Offender-Management]]\\ +[[https://www.dppps.sc.gov/Offender-Supervision/Supervision-Strategies/Sex-Offender-Management|https://www.dppps.sc.gov/Offender-Supervision/Supervision-Strategies/Sex-Offender-Management]]
-[[http://www.rcsd.net/inv/statutesexofndr.htm|http://www.rcsd.net/inv/statutesexofndr.htm]]+
  
 === How does the state’s legislative process work? === === How does the state’s legislative process work? ===
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 === Other helpful state advocacy groups: === === Other helpful state advocacy groups: ===
  
-Response needed.\\ +Response needed. 
-[[http://exacturl.state.gov|Link needed.]]+ 
 +=== Other registrant-friendly state support groups: === 
 + 
 +Response needed. 
 + 
 +=== Other helpful information === 
 + 
 +* All chapter 23 statutes are at same link; all chapter 16 statutes at same link. 
 + 
 +[[http://www.sexoffenderresource.com/south-carolina/|http://www.sexoffenderresource.com/south-carolina/]] 
 + 
 +===== Other Useful State Information ===== 
 + 
 +=== Contact information for state registry office === 
 + 
 +SOUTH CAROLINA LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION\\ 
 +4400 BROAD RIVER ROAD\\ 
 +COLUMBIA, SC 29210\\ 
 +803-896-2601\\ 
 +Email form at link (must accept terms, do captcha, choose contact)\\ 
 +[[http://WWW.SLED.SC.GOV|http://WWW.SLED.SC.GOV]]\\ 
 +[[http://scor.sled.sc.gov/ContactUs.aspx|http://scor.sled.sc.gov/ContactUs.aspx]] 
 + 
 +=== NARSOL state affiliate website or blog: === 
 + 
 +None at this time. 
 + 
 +=== Other helpful state advocacy groups: === 
 + 
 +Response needed.
  
 === Other registrant-friendly state support groups: === === Other registrant-friendly state support groups: ===
  
-Response needed.\\ +Response needed.
-[[http://exacturl.state.gov|Link needed.]]+
  
 === Other helpful information === === Other helpful information ===
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