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CA Sex Offender Management Board to Discuss Tiered Registry Bill

The California Sex Offender Management Board (CASOMB) will discuss at its meeting on November 20 a tiered registry bill that would allow some registered citizens to leave the registry in either 10 or 20 years.  The meeting will be held at 660 Bercut Drive, Sacramento, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is open to the public who may speak up to 3 minutes.

“Copies of the draft bill have not been made available to the public, however, the bill was discussed at the CASOMB meeting in September and that bill appears to be consistent with the CASOMB report issued in April 2014,” stated CA RSOL President Janice Bellucci.

During the CASOMB meeting in September, an option that was not in the CASOMB report was revealed — automatic termination of registration requirements after 30 years provided that the individual did not commit another sex offense.  There were many questions asked regarding this option during the September meeting and further discussion of the option is expected at the November meeting.

Note: Thursday November 20 is the correct date [casomb.org]

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  1. Bluewall

    So who is going to decide who is staying and who is leaving?

    • Janice Bellucci

      The CA Sex Offender Management Board is not a decision making body, that is, it cannot pass new laws. Instead, it is a recommendation making body. If the Board recommends passage of a tiered registry bill, it is more likely although not a guarantee that the state legislature will approve it.

      • David Kennerly

        Janice, I’ve seen sometimes conflicting, or at least, confusing, explanations of three-tier delineations. Is it clear to you if California’s Sex Offender Management Board is recommending that those whose victims were under 14 (or more than one, in number) be accorded the most serious level as a matter of policy? There is also the distinction of offense-based vs. risk-based evaluation. If it were to move towards a risk-based system, would it be based substantially, or entirely, upon an absence of subsequent criminal convictions or would it be weighted along with offense characteristics? I would hope that it would not be a system in which the registrant has to PROVE to the State’s satisfaction, through lengthy and expensive legal processes, that they deserve to be cut loose.

        I guess the other question is: ARE they considering moving to more of a risk-based system of evaluation?

        The 30 year expiration sounds wonderful, if a bit lengthy, how would you assess its chances? Thanks!

        • steve

          David,

          It seems the only way you could be put into the lifetime registration is if you are a sexually violent predator, kidnapper, or offenders with repeat violent sexual offenses and high risk offenders**The high risk offender had an asteriks and below it says high risk offenders with a Static 99 over 6. Having multiple victims doesn’t mater on the Static 99 it even says so when it describes how to score it in their coding rules. You get into to trouble when you’ve had previous convicitions whether it’s a sexual offense or not it’s counted in their point scheme.
          Based on this information from CASOMB site I’m assuming if you had more than one victim it shouldn’t hurt your Static 99 score. Multiple conviction dates will hurt you.

        • steve

          Well after reading this morning you are correct. It seems the static 99 is out the door.

      • cool RSO

        what are some way we can help pressure state legislature to approve it

  2. Robert Curtis

    If we go to the event will Janice or Chance be available counsel to brief us prior to speaking? Why I ask is we might need to know those attending the subject-line involvement and what should NOT be brought up for discussion..focus points best considered.

    • Janice Bellucci

      Yes, we are available for consultation prior to the meeting. Our general advice is to keep comments focused upon the need for a tiered registry. It is not a time to discuss why you are on the registry however it would be appropriate to discuss the impact of registration requirements on employment, housing, education, etc.

      • FRegistryTerrorists

        The Sex Offender Registries (SOR) need to go away. A “tiered” one just makes it less evil and heinous. I also feel like there are a number of people listed on an SOR that think SORs would be acceptable just as long as they were not listed (e.g. a Tier 1 that is not publicly listed). But that’s wrong. The SORs are not acceptable for anyone. Let parole really, really handle people who they think are actually dangerous and let them do it during parole periods. After that ends, it’s over. No new punishments over and over again, for life.

        And I can’t for the life of me figure out how we have all these dangerous “sex offenders” Registered and yet we still don’t have a national Gun Offender Registry. It is incomprehensible. That is all the proof that I need that SORs are not REALLY for public safety.

        I am Registered for a relatively minor crime from almost 2 decades ago. Yet we have CAREER criminals all over my state who have been arrested in the double digits and they are not dangerous. That is really quite a load of BS and people who support that are not my fellow U.S. citizens. They are enemies who I will continue to defeat.

        Thanks for applying your talents to this area. You obviously don’t have any obligation to do so. No one has an obligation to help but if a person cheers for the SORs, he/she is guilty and he/she must pay.

        • Timmr

          I am intrigued by how you can defeat advocates for the registry. I’d like to defeat them every waking moment. I may die tomorrow, and never get off this hit list alive, bit I don’t want to die having supported even in a muddled down fashion something that has caused me and many others such pointless suffering.

        • td777

          Agreed! I personally think our efforts would be better served getting the SCOTUS to acknowledge that registration is unending punishment and therefore unconstitutional.

        • FRegistryTerrorists

          Timmr:

          Please excuse my rambling (and the length), but I’m short on time. My response to you is:

          Amen. Resolve that the Sex Offender Registries (SORs) are unacceptable and that you will never accept even a tiny sliver of them. I have said many times that the SORs could likely be acceptable if 1) they were only used so people could be “informed”, 2) a person listed on them had zero obligations/restrictions/punishment/harassment related to or caused by the SORs, and 3) all the other Registries (e.g. Gun Offender Registry, Drunk Driver Registry, Battery Registry) that should exist did exist. But none of that is reality so the SORs are simply not acceptable to Americans.

          I have resolved that I will personally ensure that the SORs are not just worthless with respect to myself but that they have huge negative effects. There are many, many ways to accomplish that. A person just has to work at it.

          I won’t go into a ton of detail about all the activities that I do because of the SORs, but I will give some examples. The way to defeat SOR advocates/terrorists is simply to live better than they ever ABLE and take actions to lower the quality of their lives. It is not pretty, but I feel it needs to be done. They will not leave my family alone so I have no intention of leaving them alone.

          I think the main step of doing that is to be successful and wealthy. I hate to say it but money makes things happen and changes how people act. When you are rich, lots of people want to be your friend (real or not) and be in your camp. Just the way it is.

          I own places where SOR terrorists try to work and live. I intend to own more of it every day. I intend to accomplish a lot of that on their backs. To put it simply, I support friends, family, and people who do not support the SORs, and everyone else is on their own. I exploit them in any way that I legally can.

          I’m sure you know that when you employ people, you can control them to a pretty good degree. You can also read all communications that they do with equipment that your business owns. You can also easily ensure that they are exposed to certain news articles, etc. So you can know a lot about people. Then you know who to promote and who to exploit and likely eventually fire.

          Another activity that is easy and effective it to own housing where multiple families live, 4 to 10 unit buildings are great. You can easily find people listed on the SOR who will move in and out of that housing as needed. It is guaranteed that you will have some other people freaking out and breaking their leases. You can then sue them and collect damages. You can make more money than rent that way.

          What else? Of course it goes without saying that you can target specific politicians or specific people and their businesses. I find people that piss me off and then I go after them. I have caused many people to lose elections. One person in particular was very sweet, he was trying to be the mayor of a suburb near where I live. He loved their “residency restrictions” BS. He lost a very close race and I made sure to anonymously show how and why it was due to his “sex offender” idiocy. It was great.

          Another great success was causing one of the biggest a-hole politicians in our state to lose a high-level job that he had (politicians in our state are part-timers). Someone else hired him of course but it was still very disruptive for him.

          Another thing that I would suggest is to live somewhere where you are by the wealthiest person around. That is not the best real estate investment advice but that is not the point for it. There is a lot of research that has been done that suggests that you will be the happy one there. And I have definitely found that to be the case personally. You can associate with any neighbors that you find are decent and let the rest of them wallow in their own misery. It is quite satisfying.

          Lastly, I know that many people who are listed on the SORs have gotten fed up with it and really hurt other people (many have murdered). I am personally following all laws when I retaliate for the SORs but I certainly can understand why some people would not. I have not been affected by the SORs very much (other than by turning me into an anti-government, anti-law enforcement activist). If I had been affected much, for example, if I had been made homeless, there would have been hell to pay. I wouldn’t blame any of those people for tracking down certain individuals and murdering them. It would be a good thing for the U.S. too.

          The SORs are idiotic social policy. There are very, very few smart people that support them.

        • Timmr

          Wow. That’s a lot to think about. I don’t know where to start. Anyway, I’ve been turning a lot of this angst into a destructive force against myself, itstead of directing it at the people who do me and mine harm. One thing I’ve learned we are invisible to them. They expect to find us alone, homeless, lurking around parks, unemployed, da da da, the boogey man, not the family man, the successful business person, the honest person. That possibility scares the willies out of them, that we are no different than they, or maybe on balance better than they. You can beat them, metaphorically speaking, black and blue, and they won’t even see who you are. It seems like an opportunity to me to even the score. And if I can make even small bits of this registry shite fly back in the face of those who flung it thoughtlessly in my direction, I’d feel satisfied for today.

        • FRegistryTerrorists

          Timmr:

          Yes, exactly. Do not direct the anger and despair of the Registries inward. Direct it into productive action. Make it work for you and motivate you.

          I have found that I am quite a bit more moral than most people who support the SORs. I really don’t think good, decent people support the SORs in their current dysfunctional state. I feel that most people who *zealously* support the SORs have something wrong with them. Many of them are psychotic.

          I do think being very successful is the best retaliation. There so many Registered people who say they can’t find a job. Those people need to figure out how to make their own jobs. Become an employer and make SOR terrorists beg them for jobs.

          Also, I noticed that I left out one very important word in my last post that completely changed the meaning of what was probably the most important point. I said “where you are by the wealthiest person” and it should have been “where you are by far the wealthiest person”. And of course by that, I mean you should live around people who don’t have a tenth of your wealth. You should live in a home that is much better than any around. Make sure it is completely obvious, with no doubt. I really, really believe that a person who is Registered and does that will live a much happier life.

          The only people that you owe a debt to are people that you have wronged. It is no one else’s business. Do not let these un-American harassers steal a great life from your family.

        • Timmr

          FRegistryTerrorists, thank you for responding so fully to my posts. I agree, I owe nothing to any except those I actually harmed and I am doing what I know how to make our lives happier. This system requires you to be a witness against yourself by going down to the local police office and declare that you are a threat to society. Essentially this public wants to expose you to harm to your life and limb, and in the case of residency restrictions, take your property, for some anonymous victim’s fear of you. It is un-American and un-civilized.

  3. Avig

    Well—-someone is putting a bill in the legislature to improve the sorry lot of registered citizens? I realize there are lots of registered citizens et cetera who know much more about all this than I do, but I say: let’s get behind something like this and move the ball forward.

    And may I add: when I was incarcerated at the CRC in Norco, I met a lot of sex offenders. To be perfectly blunt about it, they were wimpy guys who wouldn’t so much as steal a pencil from you, much less constitute any sort of menace to other people. Continuing to punish them after their release from prison is a waste of time and money.

  4. Michael

    A question and a point:

    Question: Since past requirements to register were made retroactive, would this bill be retroactive?
    So that people who would fall into one of the categories where registrations was, say, tiered for 10 years, could then automatically stop registering, if they had been registering for 10 years or more?

    Point: The public can speak for 3 whole minutes? WOW. Better for a group of people to get to together and and each yield their 3 minutes to one person to be able to make a complete point. Can it work like that?

    • Janice Bellucci

      Yes, the bill would be retroactive. I doubt that the Board would allow one person to speak more than 3 minutes.

      • Eric Knight

        Conversely: If someone were registered for 10 years would be re-tiered for the longer registration periods, would that actually make their registration periods worse, including the potential to return a previously-expired registrant back to the registry?

        • steve

          Eric how would it be possible to be “re-tired” in their proposed registry? The only way I can think of that happening is if someone never took a static 99 and had previous convictions.

        • Eric Knight

          It could be possible if the new tiers that are created actually designate a longer registration period, or for those who were taken off the registry through a letter by the state DOJ. Again, I’m not trying to rationalize how this will be done. I’m simply airing out a possiblity, especially based upon the results of other states who had created tiered registries and subsequently retiered those who were in lower categories or, in fact, had expired off the registry.

          Obviously, the tiered registry overall is better than our current system. I stipulate that point. My point is to ensure that nobody gets put into harsher circumstances due to a quirk in their own registration (or expired registration) status.

        • Kevin

          As a resident of a state that recently implemented the SORNA tiered structure (Pennsylvania), let me add my two cents. Prior to Dec. 2012, PA had 10yr registration and lifetime registration. When SORNA was implemented it not only lengthened registration for everyone (15yrs, 25yrs, or life), but it’s retroactivity included those who had completed their registration. In addition, SORNA added more offenses to the registry and its retroactivity made previously convicted offenders required to now register.
          Now, I realize CA is not a SORNA state and has purposely chosen not to be, but please watch carefully as this bill is pushed through. Legislators, in an attempt to look like they’re still being tough, might add on things to toughen the bill like adding more more registerable offenses and making it retroactive. Remember, many registrants will immediately fall off the registry with a tiered registry. It would take no additional funds to add a few new faces.
          Lastly, as it stands now any registered sex offender that moves into CA must register for life, period, if I’m not mistaken. With a tiered registry, someone will have to decide what tier level an incoming registrant will be placed in. In PA there is no due process for that. In my case, some administrator decided (using what info I have no idea) what my tier was and assigned it to me. Luckily, I was assigned as tier 1, but looking at other registrants I discovered many that committed the same offense as I did down to the last detail ended up as tier 2. Thus, it appears to be completely arbitrary.
          So, my advice is to PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE look at the fine print on this bill as it goes through the legislative process. A tiered registry might be good for many, but might also be harmful to others if it’s polluted with “tough on sex offenders” junk added in.

  5. USA

    Well, I think this is a wonderful article. As everyone is aware, when a law goes into affect, it goes into affect. There are a number of individuals who are probably in their 80’s who have been on the registry for years! So, I would clearly imagine that if someone has been on the registry for 30 years and had no issues, they would fall off. IN addition, as many people are aware, most states have the 10 and 20 year rule where minor offenders fall off after 10 years, more serious offenders after 20 and the most serious are required to register for life. ! So, for California to suggest that those on the Registry will fall off after 30 years is great news.

    *** Edited for personal information. Full comment forwarded to person referenced *** Moderator

  6. Andrew

    I think the ten year requirement is still too much for many people with lesser offenses including failure to register. 5 years should be sufficient for almost anyone who hasn’t done a completely heinous crime. Perhaps an additional low level tier. Any way to bring that up at the meeting?

    • Janice Bellucci

      Failure to register is not a sex offense. In the 46 states that have a tiered registry, 10 years is the lowest number of years on the first tier. In some states, the lowest tier is 15 years. I doubt that our state legislature will agree to less than 10 years.

      • JBCal

        Yes, 10 years is the minimum time on the registry across the USA, but Iowa allows Registry modification for Hofsheier type (“Statutory rape”) offenses if you completed treatment and are low risk of only 2 years on the registry and other offenses can be reduced to 5 years on the registry.

        (This does not apply to California “For Life” offenses on relocation.)

        According to Iowa Criminal Code 692A et al (Registration):

        In order to qualify for modification if you are currently on probation, parole, work release, special sentence, or some other conditional release all of the following must apply:

        • Registered for at least two years for a Tier I offense
        • Registered for at least five years for a Tier II or III offense
        • Successful completion of all required sex offender treatment programs
        • Risk assessment completed and classified as low risk to reoffend by a risk assessment validated by the Department of Corrections
        • Not incarcerated at the time of filing the application
        • A certified copy of a stipulation to modification by the Director of the judicial district department of correctional services supervising the offender or their designee

        In order to qualify for modification if you are no longer subject to correctional supervision all of the following must apply:

        • Registered for at least two years for a Tier I offense
        • Registered for at least five years for a Tier II or III offense
        • Successful completion of all required sex offender treatment programs
        • Not incarcerated at the time of filing the application
        • The Department of Corrections agrees to perform a risk assessment and you are classified as low risk to re-offend. (The Court can order the Department to perform a risk assessment.)

        • Eric Knight

          In addition, if I’m not mistaken, a registry violation, especially one that results in a felony conviction, may also allow the state to change the tier level of a registrant from lower to higher. (Actually, this applies to any felony or even some misdemeanors.)

        • Timmr

          As I read the proposal, it seems like that would be true if failure to to register is considered another violent felony, or the act puts you over the top with a score of 6 on the STATIC 99.
          Right now, FTR is punished like a violent felony, which to me signifies the lawmakers (not the Board) may make not having a FTR a condition of staying on tier II. Who knows?

  7. SC

    The website is http://www.casomb.org/index.cfm?pid=235 ,
    It says the meeting is TUESDAY, November 20, 2014.
    But TUESDAY is November 18, 2014.
    November 20 is THURSDAY.
    Last month the meeting was Tuesday, October 28, 2014.

    Would someone please post the correct information.
    Is CA-RSOL going to hold a meeting prior to the CASOMB meeting so that we can coordinate and focus our three minute presentations?

    • Janice Bellucci

      Thanks for pointing out the discrepancy. Several sources have confirmed that the meeting is on Thursday, November 20 (not Tuesday, November 18). The website may be wrong due to the fact that the Board’s meeting in October was on a Tuesday. As for “training”, we will conduct “training” at the meeting site. The meeting starts at 9 a.m. and yet the tiered registry bill won’t be discussed until later. We will find a location nearby for the “training”.

  8. stephen

    I went to the Adam Walsh refunding act in DC, we weren’t allowed to speak, now you have the chance, I can only hope some of you have the gut’s to take off work and speak up. someone needs to post the Government address and room number on this website and across CA.

  9. steve

    I am seriously considering going up there however if I can’t my main question would be about the Static 99. How are they going to administer that to people who have never had one and it’s been longer than 10 years since conviction? Also, there is a provision for 20 year folks who can get off the Megan’s site but still have to register. How would that work?

    • Bluewall

      The state can’t make up its mind on what Stat 99 they should give people online… Mine was a Zero last year, now its a blank

  10. SC

    I intend to write my three minute presentation. This source suggests that a three minute speech should have no more than 500 words. 80 to 150 written words per minute of speech, perhaps as high as 180.
    http://www.presentationmagazine.com/how-many-words-in-a-five-minute-speech-3467.htm

    Will it be appropriate to submit a document that includes and “extends” our oral testimony?

  11. MM

    In a perfect scenario … the Board makes the suggestion and the state legislature approves it. How long would it take for the tiered system to be ‘real’? This, in conjunction with the residency restrictions (hopefully decided to be unconstitutional) could prove to be a blessing for many folks. 12/2 public hearing, 90 days to decide … how long for the tiered? Could it all happen at about the same time??? Or, I’m guessing this is probably not something that can be pinpointed/answered. Just looking/hoping for a silver lining – somewhere.

    • steve

      I read somewhere to be implemented 2017, of course all depends on when the legislature puts it to vote.

    • Janice Bellucci

      At its meeting in September, the Board discussed passage of the bill in 2015 and taking effect two years later, in 2017. This could change especially if there is lobbying to change it. Bills usually go into effect the following January so if the bill were passed in September 2015, it would “usually” go into effect January 2016.

  12. Clark

    How did judge Buhl say it in the other topic…oh yeah….’its not risk based..its conviction based”.

    • Timmr

      Yes Clark, injustice loves efficiency. Too much trouble to bring back 100,000 to court to assess risk with body of evidence for each individual. Instead, much less time consuming to paste 1, 2 or 3 labels on by conviction to determine who is released from after the sentence punishment. For years they stood behind the laws which filled the registry, and then the economy tanked and they can get no more money and found they had too many hostages to take care of. They have to get rid of some to make things easier. And so by happy coincidence, some get to walk out the doors.

  13. USA

    I do have a question regarding charges. Now, this is a topic that I’ve not read about. Now, its stating that the Board wants to make people register for either 10 years, 20 years or life, depending upon the crime ect. Now, does the time start after your plea? After being released from prison or county jail? Just curious. Also, I have another question. I plead non contest that was a wobbler, reduced to a misdemeanor and expunged with summary probation? Any thoughts? How long? In California, its a other conviction. Lastly, how do I know if I have to register when I go to another state of visit? In California, battery is a rather (its still serious) non serious sex offense and it basically states you touched someone without their consent? Yet, in Florida, sexual batter goes hand and hand with rape and it means you essentially sexually assaulted someone and had intercourse? ANy thoughts? Its very confusing.

    • steve

      “depending upon the crime ect” – USA where does it say that in the CASOMB tier paper?
      I thought I read it would start after your “release date”. The old Ammiano bill had it starting from the first date you registered.

      • steve

        USA never mind my question to you. You were talking about when you first would have to register.

    • Bluewall

      It is confusing…

      • steve

        Tier Three Lifetime
        Sexually Violent Predators; kidnappers;
        offenders with repeat violent sex
        offenses; high-risk** sex offenders

        Tier Two 20 years
        “Serious” or “Violent” * felony sex
        offenders who are not high-risk* sex
        offenders

        Tier One 10 years
        Non “Serious” and non “Violent” sex
        offenders; all misdemeanor sex
        offenders

        * These are felony offenses described as serious or violent in PC 667.5 and 1192.7, plus 269 and 288.7.
        ** High risk is defined as scoring 6 or above on the Static-99 or Static-99R.
        *** Petition for removal from Megan’s Law public web site is permitted if the individual has not been convicted
        of a new sex offense or a new “Serious” felony or a new “Violent” felony offense after 10 years. The offender
        must continue to register for 20 years.
        **** There may be certain very limited exceptions for youthful offenders.
        The above criteria would be applied to all current PC290 Registrants as well as to individuals convicted of a egistrable offense going forward.

  14. USA

    No, in essence, I was asking when would the time frames start? For example, the new Tier system in California would require you to register for either 10 years, 20 years or for life. I would imagine the time frame would begin upon your release. Furthermore, I wonder what the duration would be based upon? Misdemeanor 10 years? Felony 20 years? Now, what if you are only required to register if your offense was a misdemeanor and your charge was a wobbler and reduced to a misdemeanor persuant to 17B? By law, you have never been convicted of a felony?

  15. wizard

    HELLO ANY INFO ON THE OUTCOME OF CA SEX MANNAGEMENT BOARD MEETING TODAY IN SACRAMENTO, ABOUT TIERED SYSTEM MOVING FOWARD ?

    • Janice Bellucci

      The California Sex Offender Management Board (CASOMB) decided at its meeting on November 20 to support a draft tiered registry bill that includes the termination of registration requirements for some registered citizens after 10, 20 and 30 years of their conviction while continuing lifetime registration for others. The text of the draft bill has not yet been released to the public but its contents were discussed during the CASOMB meeting.

      According to discussions at the meeting, the bill would designate registered citizens as Tier 1 (10 year), Tier 2 (20 year) and Tier 3 (lifetime) based upon factors including original offense and whether there was a re-offense. Tier 1 registrants would include those convicted of a misdemeanor offense while Tier 2 registrants would include those convicted of some felony offenses. Tiered 3 registrants would include those convicted of one or more serious, violent felonies. The bill would also terminate registration requirements for those who were convicted more than 30 years ago, have not reoffended and have registered for at least 10 years.

      “CASOMB has taken an important step toward creation of a tiered registry in California,” stated CA RSOL President Janice Bellucci. “There are many more steps to be taken, including introduction of the bill in early 2015.”

      There are currently 102,021 registered citizens in California today, according to the California Department of Justice (DOJ). Of that total, 74,132 are “in community” and the remainder are incarcerated. Also of that total, there are 6,692 homeless registered citizens who are listed as “transients”.

      The total number of registered citizens includes about 18,600 people who were convicted prior to 1997 and have not committed a subsequent sex offense. If the bill is passed, most of these individuals would be removed from the registry by the California DOJ. Those who would not be removed include anyone designated as a sexually violent predator.

      “There is something for everyone to love and something for everyone to hate in this bill,” stated CASOMB board member Janet Neeley. Other board members quipped that it must therefore be a good bill.

      CASOMB designated Neeley as the board’s point person on the bill as it makes it way to and through the state legislature.

  16. noname

    Misdemeanors are tier 1 and felony are tier 2, what about those set up in internet stings and had no victim but yet charged with a felony?

  17. no comment

    Any info in the bill about those who move to California who were convicted in other states? Will a lifetime registrant in another state also need to register for life in California?

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