Archived from the original on 10 July InMinnesota law enforcement had no comprehensive list of sex offenders to aid their efforts in solving the case. One of the men, Jesse Timmendequas, later confessed to the rape and murder of Megan Kanka.
The Internet registry excludes any information about offenders determined to present a low risk of re-offense tier 1 offenders.
Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers. Science Daily. New Jersey law authorizes the Division of State Police to make available to the public over the Internet information about certain sex offenders required to register under Megan's Law.
Under the Wetterling Act, registry information was kept for law enforcement use only, although law enforcement agencies were allowed to release the information of specific persons when deemed necessary to protect the public.
Governor Sheila Oliver. Only a handful of states, including Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Nevada, and Ohio, had such tools at the time.
Provisions of the act require persons convicted of a criminal offense against a minor or a sexually violent offense and persons deemed to be sexually violent predators to register a current address with state law enforcement.
Safety and Education. Similar legislation was offered as an amendment to the Crime Bill but was rejected by members of Congress.