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  589.402.  Internet search capability of registered sex offenders to be maintained — information to be made available — newspaper publication — juveniles exempt from public notification. — 1.  The chief law enforcement officer of the county or city not within a county may maintain a web page on the internet, which shall be open to the public and shall include a registered sexual offender search capability.

  2.  Except as provided in subsections 4 and 5 of this section, the registered sexual offender search shall make it possible for any person using the internet to search for and find the information specified in subsection 3 of this section, if known, on offenders registered in this state pursuant to sections 589.400 to 589.425.

  3.  Only the information listed in this subsection shall be provided to the public in the registered sexual offender search:

  (1)  The name and any known aliases of the offender;

  (2)  The date of birth and any known alias dates of birth of the offender;

  (3)  A physical description of the offender;

  (4)  The residence, temporary, work, and school addresses of the offender, including the street address, city, county, state, and zip code;

  (5)  Any photographs of the offender;

  (6)  A physical description of the offender's vehicles, including the year, make, model, color, and license plate number;

  (7)  The nature and dates of all offenses qualifying the offender to register, including the tier level assigned to the offender under sections 589.400 to 589.425;

  (8)  The date on which the offender was released from the department of mental health, prison, or jail, or placed on parole, supervised release, or probation for the offenses qualifying the offender to register;

  (9)  Compliance status of the offender with the provisions of sections 589.400 to 589.425; and

  (10)  Any online identifiers, as defined in section 43.651, used by the person.  Such online identifiers shall not be included in the general profile of an offender on the web page and shall only be available to a member of the public by a search using the specific online identifier to determine if a match exists with a registered offender.

  4.  The chief law enforcement officer of any county or city not within a county may publish in any newspaper distributed in the county or city not within a county the sexual offender information provided under subsection 3 of this section for any offender residing in the county or city not within a county.

  5.  Juveniles required to register under subdivision (6) of subsection 1 of section 589.400 shall be exempt from public notification to include any adjudications from another state, territory, the District of Columbia, or foreign country or any federal, tribal, or military jurisdiction.


(L. 2005 S.B. 73, A.L. 2006 H.B. 1698, et al., A.L. 2008 S.B. 714, et al., A.L. 2018 S.B. 655)

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