The residence cannot be within 1000 feet of a child care facility, church, school, public park, private park, recreation facility, playground, skating rink, neighborhood center, gymnasium, school bus stop, public library, or public or community swimming pool.The registrant cannot be employed by or volunteer at any child care facility, school or church, or by or at any business entity located within 1000 feet of a child care facility, school or church.Level of Offense Change If the registrant was convicted of an offense which was a felony on or before June 30, 2006, but is now a misdemeanor, the registrant can petition for removal from the registry.This most typically involves offenders who were close in age to their victims.It does not include participation in activities for persons 18 years of age or older only, participating in worship services, or engaging in religious activities or activities at a place of worship which do not involve supervising, teaching, directing or otherwise participating with minors who are not supervised by an adult who is not a registrant.
Other Risk Classifications If the person is classified by the Sex Offender Registration Review Board as a level II risk assessment classification or as a sexual predator, the person is not eligible to file a petition until ten years after the person has completed all prison, parole, supervised release and probation for the offense which required registration.
The completion of the sentence would be the later of the person’s release from prison, parole, supervised release or probation.
The new law will allow for a petition to be made to be relieved of the employment and residence restrictions and from the registration requirement.
The registrant must also meet the following criteria: a. Victim did not suffer any intentional physical harm; e.
No prior offense which would be a sex offense under Georgia law or similar state or federal law; b. The victim was not transported during the offense; and f.