CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
SEXUAL OFFENDER REGISTRATION NOTIFICATION AND COMMUNITY RIGHT-TO-KNOW ACT
18-8309. duty to update registration information. (1) If an offender subject to registration changes his or her name, street address or actual address, employment or student status, the offender shall appear in person within two (2) working days after the change at the office of the sheriff of the county where the offender is required to register and notify the sheriff of all changes in the information required for that offender in the sex offender registry. Provided however, nonresidents employed in this jurisdiction in counseling, coaching, teaching, supervising or working with minors in any way, regardless of the period of employment, shall register before the commencement of such employment. Within three (3) working days after receipt of the notice, the sheriff shall notify the department of the changed information and the department shall notify all other counties and jurisdictions in which the offender is required to register. An offender satisfies the notification requirements set forth in this subsection if he or she appears in another jurisdiction in which registration is required and notifies that jurisdiction of the changed information.
(2) An offender required to register shall immediately notify the department of any lodging lasting seven (7) days or more, regardless of whether the lodging would be considered a residence as defined in section 18-8303, Idaho Code. The department shall immediately notify the jurisdiction in which the lodging will occur if different than the jurisdiction in which the offender is required to register.
(3) An offender required to register shall immediately notify the department of any changes in his or her vehicle information and of any changes in designations used for self-identification or routing in internet communications or postings or telephonic communications.
(4) If this jurisdiction is notified that an offender who is required to register is expected to commence residence, employment or school attendance in this jurisdiction, but the offender fails to appear for registration as required, this jurisdiction shall inform the jurisdiction that provided the notification that the offender failed to appear and shall follow the procedures for cases involving possible violations of registration requirements set forth in the rules of procedures promulgated by the department.
(5) An offender required to register in Idaho shall notify the county in which he or she is registered of his or her intent to commence residence, employment or school attendance outside of the United States. Once notified, the county shall notify the central registry, which shall notify all other counties and jurisdictions in which the offender is required to register and notify the United States marshals service and update the registry accordingly.
(6) Upon receipt of information pursuant to this section, the department shall notify the law enforcement agencies in the counties where the offender resides or will reside, enter information in the central registry and transmit the appropriate information as required pursuant to section 18-8324, Idaho Code. Upon receipt of a notice of an offender changing residence to another jurisdiction or entering another jurisdiction for employment purposes or to attend school, the department shall notify those agencies entitled to notification pursuant to section 18-8324, Idaho Code.
(7) The department shall notify the attorney general of the United States and appropriate law enforcement agencies of any failure by an offender to comply with the requirements of this chapter and revise the registry to reflect the nature of that failure.
[18-8309, added 2011, ch. 311, sec. 9, p. 891.]