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SF 101 - Sex Offender Tracking - Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Failed With Amendment (House) (29-30) - (Key vote)

Title: Sex Offender Tracking

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires individuals convicted of sexual crimes against minors to wear global positioning satellite (GPS) tracking devices.

Highlights:
-Creates a pilot program in Natrona County requiring all people convicted of a criminal offense against a minor to wear GPS monitoring devices from the date of conviction [sec. 1.7-19-308(a)]. -Requires the offender to reimburse the department of corrections for the costs associated and monitoring of the device either in currency or community service [sec. 1.7-19-308(c)]. -Strictly monitors travel by sex offenders through any area within 1,000 feet of a daycare center or school, called “sex offender free zones” [sec. 1.7-19-308(e)(iii)]. -Establishes a two to five year jail sentence for offenders who violate travel restrictions more than twice [sec. 1.7-19-308(d)]. -Appropriates $400,000 from the general fund to the Department of Corrections to implement all parts of the tracking system [sec. 2(a)].
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (17-12) - (Key vote)

Title: Sex Offender Tracking

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires individuals convicted of sexual crimes against minors to wear global positioning satellite (GPS) tracking devices.

Highlights:
-Creates a pilot program in Natrona County requiring all people convicted of a criminal offense against a minor to wear GPS monitoring devices from the date of conviction [sec. 1.7-19-308(a)]. -Requires the offender to reimburse the department of corrections for the costs associated and monitoring of the device either in currency or community service [sec. 1.7-19-308(c)]. -Strictly monitors travel by sex offenders through any area within 1,000 feet of a daycare center or school, called “sex offender free zones” [sec. 1.7-19-308(e)(iii)]. -Establishes a two to five year jail sentence for offenders who violate travel restrictions more than twice [sec. 1.7-19-308(d)]. -Appropriates $400,000 from the general fund to the Department of Corrections to implement all parts of the tracking system [sec. 2(a)].
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Sex Offender Tracking

Sponsors

  • Kit Jennings (WY - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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