Legislature

Katie Sepich Enhanced DNA Collection Act of 2010

H.R. 4614 Katie Sepich Enhanced DNA Collection Act of 2010 May 18, 2010 Online at: http://www.gop.gov/bill/111/1/hr4614   FLOOR SITUATION The House is scheduled to consider H.R. 4616, on Tuesday, May 18, 2010, under suspension of the rules, requiring a two-thirds…

Ban registered sex offenders from living in Miami Beach

By JENNIFER KAY MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) – The mayor has proposed an ordinance that would effectively ban registered sex offenders from living in Miami Beach. Mayor David Dermer wants to prevent sex offenders from living within 2,500 feet, or…

Elizabeth Smart lobbies D.C. senators

ex offender registry: The measure has already passed in the House By Robert Gehrke The Salt Lake Tribune WASHINGTON – Elizabeth Smart, whose kidnapping in 2002 drew national attention, encouraged senators to approve a national sex offender registry bill that…

Offenders must report job change

By DALE WETZEL, Associated Press Writer North Dakota law requires sex offenders to inform police if they get another job, even if they haven’t changed homes, the state Supreme Court ruled. The court’s decision revived a felony case against Michael…

Lunsford Act keeps tabs on school contractors

KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS MIAMI – A new state law designed to protect students from sexual predators includes a little-noticed section requiring fingerprint checks for all vendors and contractors who work at public schools while students are present – a measure…