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SENATE BILL NO. 1296
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SEX OFFENDERS - Amends existing law to provide requirements for escorting
sex offenders and juvenile sex offenders who are attending counseling while
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]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]]
Fifty-ninth Legislature Second Regular Session - 2008
IN THE SENATE
SENATE BILL NO. 1296
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO SEX OFFENDERS; AMENDING CHAPTER 25, TITLE 19, IDAHO CODE, BY THE
3 ADDITION OF A NEW SECTION 19-2525, IDAHO CODE, TO PROVIDE REQUIREMENTS FOR
4 ESCORTING SEX OFFENDERS AND JUVENILE SEX OFFENDERS TO COUNSELING.
5 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
6 SECTION 1. That Chapter 25, Title 19, Idaho Code, be, and the same is
7 hereby amended by the addition thereto of a NEW SECTION, to be known and des-
8 ignated as Section 19-2525, Idaho Code, and to read as follows:
9 19-2525. SEX OFFENDERS RECEIVING TREATMENT. Any person convicted, found
10 guilty or who has received a withheld judgment for a crime enumerated in sec-
11 tion 18-8304, Idaho Code, and who is residing in a prison, county jail, or
12 halfway house, or any juvenile committed to the custody of the department of
13 juvenile corrections for a crime enumerated in section 18-8304, Idaho Code,
14 and residing in a facility under the jurisdiction of the department of juve-
15 nile corrections, may only go to counseling for the sex offense under the
16 supervision of an employee or contractor of the department of correction, the
17 commission for pardons and parole, a county jail or the department of juvenile
18 corrections. A family member may not take the offender to counseling.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
This legislation provides that sex offenders and juvenile sex
offenders in state custody may not be transported to counseling
by family members.
Some slight expense may be incurred by the requirement that the
public must provide transportation for sex offenders.
Name: Roger Falen
516 N. Laurel
Genesee, Idaho 83832
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE S 1296