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INSTRUCTIONS FOR ACCESSING WYOMING’S LINKS:

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  3. Leave the window open.
  4. Return to this Wiki page; you will be able to go directly to the desired statute(s) by clicking on them or by copying and pasting the statute number into the search window.

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Wyoming Laws Regarding Registration

Who must register?

7-19-302© and (d) ++(See last entry for search instructions)
Wyo. Stat. § 7-19-302

What information must registrants provide?

7-19-302(a)(b) ++
Wyo. Stat. § 7-19-302

How frequently must they register? And for how long?

Annually 7-19-302(g) twice yearly (h) quarterly (j) ++
Wyo. Stat. § 7-19-302
Life 7-19-304 ++ Some may petition off after 10 yrs: (a)(i); some after 25: (a)(ii)
Wyo. Stat. § 7-19-304

Does the state categorize registrants by levels/tiers?

Response needed.

Does the state use risk assessments for registrants (other than supervised release)?

Response needed.

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

7-19-303 does not appear to exempt anyone ++
Wyo. Stat. § 7-19-303
However, see these FAQs: “Are there juveniles on the website”
http://wyomingdci.wyo.gov/dci-criminal-justice-information-systems-section/sor-faqs

Are there special restrictions for registrants even after supervision?

Registration fees 7-19-302® ++
Wyo. Stat. § 7-19-302
Community notification 7-19-303 ©(iii) ++
Wyo. Stat. § 7-19-303

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

7-19-304(a)(i)(ii) ++
Wyo. Stat. § 7-19-304

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

Within 3 working days 7-19-304(b) ++
The language used is “A person found to be an offender by a court in another state…”
Wyo. Stat. § 7-19-304 In the FAQs “The offender must register, in person, within three business days of changing residence. This includes temporary changes (vacation, etc) that are longer than three business days in duration.”
http://wyomingdci.wyo.gov/dci-criminal-justice-information-systems-section/sor-faqs

What is the registration requirement for someone with a sexual offense who will be moving to the state to live or to attend school?

Within 3 working days 7-19-304(b) and (d) ++
Wyo. Stat. § 7-19-304

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?

6-2-30 ff. click ‘next’ to see following offenses
Wyo. Stat. § 6-2-302
6-2-702 ff
Wyo. Stat. § 6-2-702
6-4-201
Wyo. Stat. § 6-4-201
6-4-303 ff
Wyo. Stat. § 6-4-303
6-4-402
Wyo. Stat. § 6-4-402

Does the state have lifetime supervision?

No.

Does the state have indeterminate sentencing?

Title 7, Ch. 13, Art. 2 Note ++
Wyo. Stat. Title 7, Ch. 13, Art. 2 Note
7-13-201 ++
Wyo. Stat. § 7-13-201

What are the state civil commitment laws?

None found.

Age is unclear; 6-2-316(a)(2) suggests 18 while 6-2-316(a)(4) suggests 17; ++
Other sources say anywhere from 16 to 18; some sources say it is 16 for females and 18 for males, but we could find nothing to support that.
Wyo. Stat. § 6-2-316

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 after prison, parole, and probation §7-13-105 ++
Wyo. Stat. § 7-13-105
also see
http://corrections.wyo.gov/home/restoration-of-voting-rights

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?

Search by a variety of methods
http://www.wyoleg.gov/Legislation/search

Best keywords are:

Sexual offense; sex offender

How to sign up for notifications of bill movement:

Most important legislative committees for our issues are:

Judiciary (joint for much of year)
http://www.wyoleg.gov/Committees/2018/J01
Interstate compact for adult offender supervision
http://www.wyoleg.gov/Committees/2018/O18

Contact info for state legislators can be found at:

Other Useful State Information

Contact information for state registry office

208 S. College Dr
Cheyenne, WY 82002
(307) 777-7181
Fax: (307) 777-7252
wysors@wyo.gov
http://wyomingdci.wyo.gov/dci-criminal-justice-information-systems-section/sex-offender-registry-section

NARSOL state affiliate website or blog:

Being developed.

Other helpful state advocacy groups:

Response needed.
Link needed.

Other registrant-friendly state support groups:

Response needed.
Link needed.

Other helpful information

++ Statute Search instructions:

  1. Right click and open this link in a new window: http://www.lexisnexis.com/hottopics/wystatutes/
  2. If you get a dialogue window asking you to accept terms, click “accept.”
  3. Leave the window open.
  4. Return to this Wiki page; you will be able to go directly to the desired statute(s) by clicking on them or by copying and pasting the statute number into the search window.

After you close your browser, you will need to repeat this process the next time that you look for a statute or statutes

wyoming.txt · Last modified: 2018/11/18 18:09 by zyin