Since the law was changed 6 years ago so that a sex offender has to wait 25 years before being eligible to be removed from the SO registry, if they were arrested prior can they be grandfathered into the 10 year wait?

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Since the law was changed 6 years ago so that a sex offender has to wait 25 years before being eligible to be removed from the SO registry, if they were arrested prior can they be grandfathered into the 10 year wait?

It used to be 10 years.

Asked on April 17, 2013 under Criminal Law, Florida

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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Under the laws of your state the time period for applicability under the law that you have cited is determined upon when the sex offender was convicted of the offense and not when he or she was arrested. From my answer you can then answer your question.


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