Legislature

Part of Megan’s Law set to expire

Some sex offenders could be dropped from registry By John Zick 1/9/2006 CORNING | One of the state’s most effective tools in fighting sexual predators has reached its 11th hour. On Jan. 21, a provision in Megan’s Law, legislation that…

Crime bill would toughen sentences

By SONJI JACOBS The Atlanta Journal-Constitution 12/18/05 Georgia’s Republican leaders say that passing a law to toughen sentences for sex offenders who assault children is one of their top goals for the 2006 legislative session. The measure, sponsored by House…

Missing Kids Program Goes National

By Grant Boxleitner December 01, 2005 Florida’s law enforcement blueprint for rescuing abducted children ‹ with one success story already ‹ will be expanded to the rest of the nation. Officials from the U.S. Department of Justice and Florida Department…