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SECTION 168-C
Sex offender; relocation; notification
Correction (COR) CHAPTER 43, ARTICLE 6-C
§ 168-c. Sex offender; relocation; notification. 1. In the case of any
sex offender, it shall be the duty of the department, hospital or local
correctional facility at least ten calendar days prior to the release or
discharge of any sex offender from a correctional facility, hospital or
local correctional facility to notify the division of the contemplated
release or discharge of such sex offender, informing the division in
writing on a form provided by the division indicating the address at
which he or she proposes to reside and the name and address of any
institution of higher education at which he or she expects to be
enrolled, attending or employed, whether for compensation or not, and
whether he or she resides in or will reside in a facility owned or
operated by such institution. If such sex offender changes his or her
place of residence while on parole, such notification of the change of
residence shall be sent by the sex offender's parole officer within
forty-eight hours to the division on a form provided by the division. If
such sex offender changes the status of his or her enrollment,
attendance, employment or residence at any institution of higher
education while on parole, such notification of the change of status
shall be sent by the sex offender's parole officer within forty-eight
hours to the division on a form provided by the division.

2. In the case of any sex offender on probation, it shall be the duty
of the sex offender's probation officer to notify the division within
forty-eight hours of the new place of residence on a form provided by
the division. If such sex offender changes the status of his or her
enrollment, attendance, employment or residence at any institution of
higher education while on probation, such notification of the change of
status shall be sent by the sex offender's probation officer within
forty-eight hours to the division on a form provided by the division.

3. In the case in which any sex offender escapes from a state or local
correctional facility or hospital, the designated official of the
facility or hospital where the person was confined shall notify within
twenty-four hours the law enforcement agency having had jurisdiction at
the time of his or her conviction, informing such law enforcement agency
of the name and aliases of the person, and the address at which he or
she resided at the time of his or her conviction, the amount of time
remaining to be served, if any, on the full term for which he or she was
sentenced, and the nature of the crime for which he or she was
sentenced, transmitting at the same time a copy of such sex offender's
fingerprints and photograph and a summary of his or her criminal record.

4. The division shall provide general information, in registration
materials and annual correspondence, to registrants concerning
notification and registration procedures that may apply if the
registrant is authorized to relocate and relocates to another state or
United States possession, or commences employment or attendance at an
education institution in another state or United States possession. Such
information shall include addresses and telephone numbers for relevant
agencies from which additional information may be obtained.