December 2003
Reporter;Dec2003, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p16
The underlying law is the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994. The Jacob Weiterung Crimes Against Children and Sexually Violent Offender Registration Program, found in §14071 of Title 42, U.S. Code, provides that a person who is convicted of a "criminal offense against a victim who is a minor" must, upon release from confinement and under penalty of law, register a current address with a designated State law enforcement agency. A "criminal offense against a victim who is a minor" is defined in 42 USC 14071.


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