22-24B-17 Petition for removal from the sex offender registry--Service--Response.
Petition for removal from the sex offender registry--Service--Response.
person required to register under this chapter who is eligible to seek removal from the registry as
provided for in § 22-24B-19 or 22-24B-19.1 may petition the circuit court in the county where the
person resides for an order terminating the person's obligation to register. If the person seeking
removal from the registry is not a resident of this state, but is required to register under other
requirements of § 22-24B-2, then the person may petition the circuit court of any county of this state
where the person is currently registered. The offender shall serve the petition and all supporting
documentation on the state's attorney in the county where the offender is currently registered, the
office of the prosecutor in the jurisdiction where the offense occurred, and the Attorney General. The
Attorney General's office shall respond to each petition to request removal from the sex offender
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No person petitioning the court under this section for an order terminating the person's obligation
to register is entitled to court appointed counsel, experts, or publicly funded witnesses.
Source: SL 2005, ch 120, § 420; SL 2010, ch 119, § 6.
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