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FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 543

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO PUBLIC NOTICE OF TIER THREE SEX OFFENDERS.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section1. Amend § 4336, Title 11 of the Delaware Code, by adding a new subsection thereto as follows:

"(p) The Office of Information Services shall provide public notification of the name of every person designated by the Attorney General as a tier three sex offender pursuant to subsection (h)(3) hereof (including any known alias), the last verified address of the offender, the title of any sex offense for which the offender has been convicted, and the date of conviction. Such information shall be searchable by the name of the sex offender and by geographic criteria, and shall be made available to the public by the Internet, and by printed copy that shall be available on request at any state or local police agency and all public libraries within the State. Such information shall be updated as often as practicable, but not less than every three months, and shall be maintained by the Superintendent of the Delaware State Police, as set forth in § 4120 of this Title, and elsewhere in this section."

Section 2. The Office of Information Services shall implement the provisions of this Act within six months following the date of enactment.

Approved July 13, 1998