Bill No.: HB0083 Drafter: JHR

 

LSO No.: 10LSO-0232 Effective Date: 7/1/2010

 

Enrolled Act No.: HEA0063

 

Chapter No.:

 

Prime Sponsor: Representative Harshman

 

Catch Title: Crimes and offenses-restrictions for adult sex offenders.

 

Subject: Prohibiting adult sex offenders from access to school properties as specified.

 

Summary/Major Elements:

        Under current law, sex offenders do not face any residency restrictions in Wyoming.

        This bill:

 

o       Prohibits persons who are 18 years of age or older and required to register as sex offenders from being upon or remaining on school properties if there is reason to believe children under the age of 18 are present;

 

o       Prohibits such persons from loitering within 1,000 feet from the property line of school property;

 

o       Prohibits such persons from being on any vehicle owned or leased by a school to transport children if children under age 18 are present in the vehicle;

 

o       Prohibits such persons from residing within 1,000 feet of a property where a school is located;

 

o       Provides exceptions to the prohibitions as specified;

o       Provides penalties of not more than 6 months imprisonment or a fine of not more than $750.00, or both for violating the restrictions;

 

o       Allows school districts to develop more stringent safety standards for employees and nonemployees while they are in district facilities or on district properties;

 

o       Provides definitions