2007 ORS 181.596¹
Reporting by sex offender released or discharged
  • change of residence procedure

(1)(a) Except as otherwise provided in paragraph (b) of this subsection, the agency or official to whom a person reports under subsection (4) of this section shall complete a sex offender registration form concerning the person when the person reports under subsection (4) of this section.

(b) When a person who is under supervision reports to the agency supervising the person, the supervising agency may require the person to report instead to the Department of State Police, a chief of police or a county sheriff and provide the supervising agency with proof of the completed registration.

(2) Subsection (4) of this section applies to a person who is discharged, released or placed on probation:

(a) By the court after being convicted in this state of a sex crime;

(b) By the juvenile court after being found to be within the jurisdiction of the juvenile court for having committed an act that if committed by an adult would constitute a sex crime;

(c) To this state under ORS 144.610 (Out-of-state supervision of parolees) after being convicted in another jurisdiction of a crime that would constitute a sex crime if committed in this state; or

(d) To this state after having been found by a court in another jurisdiction to have committed an act while the person was under 18 years of age that would constitute a sex crime if committed in this state by an adult.

(3) The court shall ensure that the person completes a form that documents the person’s obligation to report under ORS 181.595 (Reporting by sex offender who is discharged, paroled or released on supervised release from correctional facility or another state) or this section. No later than three working days after the person completes the form required by this subsection, the court shall ensure that the form is sent to the Department of State Police.

(4)(a) Within 10 days following discharge or release, the person shall report, in person, to the Department of State Police, chief of police or county sheriff or to the supervising agency, if any.

(b) After making the report required by paragraph (a) of this subsection, the person shall report, in person:

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

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

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

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

(c) The person shall make the reports required by paragraph (b) of this subsection to the department, a chief of police, a county sheriff or the supervising agency, if any.

(d) If the person required to report under this subsection is a youth offender, as defined in ORS 419A.004 (Definitions), who is under supervision, the person shall make the reports required by paragraphs (a) and (b) of this subsection to the agency supervising the person.

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

(5) As part of the registration requirement under this section, the Department of State Police, the chief of police, the county sheriff or the supervising agency:

(a) Shall photograph the person and obtain the signature of the person; and

(b) May fingerprint the person. [Formerly 181.519; 1997 c.538 §4; 1997 c.709 §2; 1997 c.727 §13; 1999 c.626 §4; amendments by 1999 c.626 §28 repealed by 2001 c.884 §1; 2005 c.567 §7]

Note: See note under 181.594 (Definitions for ORS 181.595, 181.596, 181.597 and 181.603).

Law Review Cita­tions

35 WLR 83 (1999)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 181—State Police; Crime Reporting and Records; Public Safety Standards and Training, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­181.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 181, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­181ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
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