2015 ORS 163A.020¹
Reporting by sex offender upon moving into state
  • reporting by certain nonresidents and certain residents

(1)(a) When a person described in subsection (6) of this section moves into this state and is not otherwise required by ORS 163A.010 (Reporting by sex offender discharged, paroled or released from correctional facility or another United States jurisdiction), 163A.015 (Reporting by sex offender discharged, released or placed on probation by court or another United States jurisdiction) or 163A.025 (Reporting by sex offender adjudicated in juvenile court) to report, the person shall report, in person, to the Department of State Police, a city police department or a county sheriff’s office, in the county of the person’s residence:

(A) No later than 10 days after moving into this state;

(B) Within 10 days of a change of residence;

(C) Once each year within 10 days of the person’s birth date, regardless of whether the person changed residence;

(D) Within 10 days of the first day the person works at, carries on a vocation at or attends an institution of higher education; and

(E) Within 10 days of a change in work, vocation or attendance status at an institution of higher education.

(b) If a person required to report under this subsection has complied with the initial reporting requirement under paragraph (a)(A) of this subsection, the person shall subsequently report, in person, in the circumstances specified in paragraph (a) of this subsection, as applicable, to the Department of State Police, a city police department or a county sheriff’s office, in the county of the person’s last reported residence.

(2)(a) When a person described in ORS 163A.010 (Reporting by sex offender discharged, paroled or released from correctional facility or another United States jurisdiction) (2) or 163A.015 (Reporting by sex offender discharged, released or placed on probation by court or another United States jurisdiction) (2) or subsection (6) of this section attends school or works in this state, resides in another state and is not otherwise required by ORS 163A.010 (Reporting by sex offender discharged, paroled or released from correctional facility or another United States jurisdiction), 163A.015 (Reporting by sex offender discharged, released or placed on probation by court or another United States jurisdiction) or 163A.025 (Reporting by sex offender adjudicated in juvenile court) to report, the person shall report, in person, to the Department of State Police, a city police department or a county sheriff’s office, in the county in which the school or place of work is located, no later than 10 days after:

(A) The first day of school attendance or the 14th day of employment in this state; and

(B) A change in school enrollment or employment.

(b) As used in this subsection, "attends school" means enrollment in any type of school on a full-time or part-time basis.

(3)(a) When a person described in subsection (6) of this section resides in this state at the time of the conviction or adjudication giving rise to the obligation to report, continues to reside in this state following the conviction or adjudication and is not otherwise required by ORS 163A.010 (Reporting by sex offender discharged, paroled or released from correctional facility or another United States jurisdiction), 163A.015 (Reporting by sex offender discharged, released or placed on probation by court or another United States jurisdiction) or 163A.025 (Reporting by sex offender adjudicated in juvenile court) to report, the person shall report, in person, to the Department of State Police, a city police department or a county sheriff’s office, in the county of the person’s residence:

(A) Within 10 days following:

(i) Discharge, release on parole or release on any form of supervised or conditional release, from a jail, prison or other correctional facility or detention facility; or

(ii) Discharge, release or placement on probation, by another United States court;

(B) Within 10 days of a change of residence;

(C) Once each year within 10 days of the person’s birth date, regardless of whether the person has changed residence;

(D) Within 10 days of the first day the person works at, carries on a vocation at or attends an institution of higher education; and

(E) Within 10 days of a change in work, vocation or attendance status at an institution of higher education.

(b) If a person required to report under this subsection has complied with the applicable initial reporting requirement under paragraph (a)(A) of this subsection, the person shall subsequently report, in person, in the circumstances specified in paragraph (a) of this subsection, as applicable, to the Department of State Police, a city police department or a county sheriff’s office, in the county of the person’s last reported residence.

(4) When a person reports under this section, the agency to which the person reports shall complete a sex offender registration form concerning the person.

(5) The obligation to report under this section terminates if the conviction or adjudication that gave rise to the obligation is reversed or vacated or if the registrant is pardoned.

(6) Subsections (1) to (5) of this section apply to a person convicted in another United States court of a crime:

(a) That would constitute a sex crime if committed in this state; or

(b) For which the person would have to register as a sex offender in that court’s jurisdiction, or as required under federal law, regardless of whether the crime would constitute a sex crime in this state.

(7) As part of the registration and reporting requirements of this section:

(a) The person required to report shall:

(A) Provide the information necessary to complete the sex offender registration form and sign the form as required; and

(B) Submit to the requirements described in paragraph (b) of this subsection.

(b) The Department of State Police, the city police department or the county sheriff’s office:

(A) Shall photograph the person when the person initially reports under this section, each time the person reports annually under subsection (1)(a)(C) or (3)(a)(C) of this section and each time the person reports under subsection (2)(a)(B) of this section;

(B) May photograph the person or any identifying scars, marks or tattoos located on the person when the person reports under any of the circumstances described in this section; and

(C) Shall fingerprint the person if the person’s fingerprints are not included in the record file of the Department of State Police. [Formerly 181.808]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 163A—Sex Offender Reporting and Classification, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors163A.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.