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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 18. Health, Safety, and Housing
- Chapter 65. Police Protection
- Section 87. Central Registry of Sex Offenders.
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AS 18.65.087. Central Registry of Sex Offenders.
- (a) The Department of Public Safety shall maintain a central registry of sex offenders and child kidnappers and shall
adopt regulations necessary to carry out the purposes of this section and AS 12.63. A post of the Alaska state troopers or a municipal police
department that receives registration or change of address information under AS 12.63.010 shall forward the information within five
working days of receipt to the central registry of sex offenders and child kidnappers. Unless the sex offender or child
kidnapper provides proof satisfactory to the department that the sex offender or child kidnapper is not physically
present in the state or that the time limits described in AS 12.63.010 have passed, the Department of Public Safety
may enter and maintain in the registry information described in AS 12.63.010
about a sex offender or child kidnapper that the department obtains from
- (1) the sex offender or child kidnapper under AS 12.63;
- (2) a post of the Alaska state troopers or a municipal police department under this subsection;
- (3) a court judgment under AS 12.55.148
- (4) the Department of Corrections under AS 33.30.012
- (5) the Federal Bureau of Investigation or another sex offender registration agency outside this state if the information
indicates that a sex offender or child kidnapper is believed to be residing or planning to reside in the state or
cannot be located;
- (6) a criminal justice agency in the state or another jurisdiction;
- (7) the department's central repository under AS 12.62; information
entered in the registry from the repository is not subject to the requirements of AS 12.62.160
(c)(3) or (4); or
- (8) another reliable source as defined in regulations adopted by the department.
- (b) Information about a sex offender or child kidnapper that is contained in the central registry, including sets of
fingerprints, is confidential and not subject to public disclosure except as to the sex offender's or child kidnapper's
name, aliases, address, photograph, physical description, description of motor vehicles, license numbers of motor
vehicles, and vehicle identification numbers of motor vehicles, place of employment, date of birth, crime for which
convicted, date of conviction, place and court of conviction, length and conditions of sentence, and a statement as to
whether the offender or kidnapper is in compliance with requirements of AS 12.63 or cannot be located.
- (c) Notwithstanding (b) of this section, if a sex offender has been convicted in this state or another jurisdiction of a
sex offense identified as "incest," that offense may be disclosed under (b) of this section only as a "felony sexual
abuse of a minor" conviction.
- (d) The Department of Public Safety
- (1) shall adopt regulations to
- (A) allow a sex offender or child kidnapper to review sex offender or child kidnapper registration information that refers
to that sex offender or child kidnapper, and if the sex offender or child kidnapper believes the information is
inaccurate or incomplete, to request the department to correct the information; if the department finds the information
is inaccurate or incomplete, the department shall correct or supplement the information;
- (B) ensure the appropriate circulation to law enforcement agencies of information contained in the central registry;
- (C) ensure the anonymity of members of the public who request information under this section;
- (2) shall provide to the Department of Corrections and municipal police departments the forms and directions necessary to
allow sex offenders and child kidnappers to comply with AS 12.63.010
- (3) may adopt regulations to establish fees to be charged for registration under AS 12.63.010
and for information requests; the fee for registration shall be based upon the actual costs of performing the
registration and maintaining the central registry but may not be set at a level whereby registration is discouraged;
the fee for an information request may not be greater than $10;
- (4) shall remove from the central registry of sex offenders and child kidnappers under this section information about a
sex offender or child kidnapper required to register under AS 12.63.020
(a)(2) at the end of the sex offender's or child kidnapper's duty to register if the offender or kidnapper has not been
convicted of another sex offense or child kidnapping and the offender or kidnapper has supplied proof of unconditional
discharge acceptable to the department; in this paragraph, "sex offense" and "child kidnapping" have the meanings given
in AS 12.63.100
- (e) The name, address, and other identifying information of a member of the public who makes an information request under
this section is not a public record under AS 40.25.100
- (f) When a sex offender or child kidnapper registers under AS 12.63,
the Department of Public Safety shall make reasonable attempts to verify that the sex offender or child kidnapper is
residing at the registered address. Reasonable attempts at verifying an address include sending certified mail, return
receipt requested, to the offender or kidnapper at the registered address. The department shall make reasonable efforts
to locate an offender or kidnapper who cannot be located at the registered address.
- (g) The department, at least quarterly, shall compile a list of those persons with a duty to register under AS 12.63.010
who have failed to register, whose addresses cannot be verified under (f) of this section, or who otherwise cannot be
located. The department shall post this list on the Internet and request the public's assistance in locating these
- (h) The Department of Public Safety shall provide on the Internet website that the department maintains for the
central registry of sex offenders and child kidnappers information as to how members of the public using the website may access or
compile the information relating to sex offenders or child kidnappers for a particular geographic area on a map. The information may
direct members to mapping programs available on the Internet and to Internet websites where information contained in the registry has
already been converted to a map or geographic format.
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