Missouri Removes Certain Juveniles From Sex Offender Registry

On behalf of The Marks Law Firm, L.L.C. posted in Sex Offender Registry on Friday May 31, 2013

The General Assembly passed on the last day of its session an important bill that relieves juveniles who commit offenses that require lifetime registry as a sex offender from the registry. The bill now awaits signature by the Governor.

Prior to the new bill, any juvenile who committed any sexual offense that would be subject to registration as a sexual offender would have to comply with the registry requirements for life, and his or her name would be on the sexual offender registry available to the public.

As a result of the new bill, all persons who committed the registrable offense while …