CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
SEXUAL OFFENDER REGISTRATION NOTIFICATION AND COMMUNITY RIGHT-TO-KNOW ACT
18-8314. Powers and duties of the sexual offender management board. (1) The board shall develop, advance and oversee sound sexual offender management policies and practices statewide as demonstrated by evidence-based best practices.
(2) The board shall carry out the following duties:
(a) Establish standards for psychosexual evaluations performed pursuant to section 18-8316, Idaho Code, and sexual offender treatment programs based on current and evolving best practices.
(b) Establish qualifications, set forth procedures for approval and certification and administer the certification process for:
(i) Professionals conducting psychosexual evaluations pursuant to section 18-8316, Idaho Code, or adjudication proceedings on juvenile sexual offenders;
(ii) Professionals providing treatment to adult or juvenile sexual offenders as ordered or required by the court, Idaho department of correction, Idaho commission of pardons and parole or the Idaho department of juvenile corrections; and
(iii) Professionals conducting postconviction sexual offender polygraphs as ordered or required by the court, Idaho department of correction or Idaho commission of pardons and parole.
(c) Establish a nonrefundable processing fee not to exceed one hundred fifty dollars ($150) for each initial certification and a nonrefundable processing fee not to exceed one hundred fifty dollars ($150) for each annual recertification.
(d) Set forth and administer procedures for quality assurance of the standards and qualifications established in this section.
(e) The board shall have authority to deny, revoke, restrict or suspend a certification if standards or qualifications are not met or to otherwise monitor a provider.
(f) Establish and implement standard protocols for sexual offender management, assessment and classification based on current and evolving best practices.
(3) The board shall have authority to promulgate rules to carry out the provisions of this chapter.
[18-8314, added 1998, ch. 411, sec. 2, p. 1284; am. 2000, ch. 235, sec. 1, p. 662; am. 2000, ch. 236, sec. 4, p. 665; am. 2002, ch. 183, sec. 3, p. 534; am. 2003, ch. 235, sec. 2, p. 604; am. 2004, ch. 125, sec. 2, p. 418; am. 2006, ch. 379, sec. 1, p. 1172; am. 2010, ch. 352, sec. 8, p. 926; am. 2011, ch. 311, sec. 13, p. 894.]