Title 77 - Utah Code of Criminal Procedure - Chapter 43 - Child Abuse Offender Registry - Section 108 - Child Abuse Offender Registry -- Department to maintain.


Published: 2017-05-09

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Effective 5/9/2017 77-43-108 Child Abuse Offender Registry -- Department to maintain. (1) The department shall maintain a Child Abuse Offender Notification and Registration website on

the Internet, which shall contain a disclaimer informing the public: (a) the information contained on the site is obtained from offenders and the department does not

guarantee its accuracy or completeness; (b) members of the public are not allowed to use the information to harass or threaten offenders

or members of their families; and (c) harassment, stalking, or threats against offenders or their families are prohibited and doing so

may violate Utah criminal laws. (2) The Child Abuse Offender Notification and Registration website shall be:

(a) indexed by both the surname of the offender and by postal codes; and (b) linked with the Sex and Kidnap Offender Registry as created in Chapter 41.

(3) The department shall construct the Child Abuse Notification and Registration website so that users, before accessing registry information, must indicate that they have read the disclaimer, understand it, and agree to comply with its terms.

(4) Except as provided in Subsection (6), the Child Abuse Offender Notification and Registration website shall include the following registry information:

(a) all names and aliases by which the offender is or has been known, but not including any online or Internet identifiers;

(b) the addresses of the offender's primary, secondary, and temporary residences; (c) a physical description, including the offender's date of birth, height, weight, and eye and hair

color; (d) the make, model, color, year, and plate number of any vehicle or vehicles the offender owns

or regularly drives; (e) a current photograph of the offender; (f) a list of all professional licenses that authorize the offender to engage in an occupation or

carry out a trade or business; (g) each educational institution in Utah at which the offender is employed, carries on a vocation,

or is a student; (h) a list of places where the offender works as a volunteer; and (i) the crimes listed in Subsection 77-43-102(2) that the offender has been convicted of or for

which the offender has been adjudicated delinquent in juvenile court. (5) The department, its personnel, and any individual or entity acting at the request or upon the

direction of the department are immune from civil liability for damages for good faith compliance with this chapter and will be presumed to have acted in good faith by reporting information.

(6) The department shall redact information that, if disclosed, could reasonably identify a victim.

Enacted by Chapter 282, 2017 General Session