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Discharge of sex offender from correctional facility; duties of official in charge
Correction (COR) CHAPTER 43, ARTICLE 6-C
§ 168-e. Discharge of sex offender from correctional facility; duties
of official in charge. 1. Any sex offender, to be discharged, paroled,
released to post-release supervision or released from any state or local
correctional facility, hospital or institution where he or she was
confined or committed, shall at least fifteen calendar days prior to
discharge, parole or release, be informed of his or her duty to register
under this article, by the facility in which he or she was confined or
committed. The facility shall require the sex offender to read and sign
such form as may be required by the division stating the duty to
register and the procedure for registration has been explained to him or
her and to complete the registration portion of such form. The facility
shall obtain on such form the address where the sex offender expects to
reside upon his or her discharge, parole or release and the name and
address of any institution of higher education he or she expects to be
employed by, enrolled in, attending or employed, whether for
compensation or not, and whether he or she expects to reside in a
facility owned or operated by such an institution, and shall report such
information to the division. The facility shall give one copy of the
form to the sex offender, retain one copy and shall send one copy to the
division which shall provide the information to the law enforcement
agencies having jurisdiction. The facility shall give the sex offender a
form prepared by the division, to register with the division at least
fifteen calendar days prior to release and such form shall be completed,
signed by the sex offender and sent to the division by the facility at
least ten days prior to the sex offender's release or discharge.

2. The division shall also immediately transmit the conviction data
and fingerprints to the Federal Bureau of Investigation if not already