State House approves bill to add more people to sex offender registry "People convicted of crimes such as possessing child pornography and indecent exposure might soon be added to the state’s public sex offender registry.
As the Detroit Free Press reports, People convicted of crimes such as possessing child pornography and indecent exposure might soon be added to the state’s public sex offender registry.Lawmakers in the state House today voted overwhelmingly in favor of the legislation. (AP) - More Michigan residents may soon be added to the state's online public sex offender registry.The man was 19 when he was charged with kissing and groping a 12-year-old girl in Wayne County.He pleaded guilty, but his conviction was completely erased in 1997 after he completed three years of probation.There’s one group who we legally and happily treat as less-than-human pariahs: convicted sex offenders who have done their punishment and served their time. Supreme Court says a North Carolina sex offender should have a chance to challenge a requirement that he wear a GPS monitoring bracelet for the rest of his life.
A program requiring some Michigan sex offenders to wear electronic monitors for the rest of their lives might face a legal challenge. A bill to require the more than 40,000 people on Michigan's sex offender registry to pay an annual fee is igniting a debate over who should bear the costs for operating the system that tracks offenders.
Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan has rejected Michigan's request to put a hold on a lower court decision about the state's sex offender registry law while the state appeals.
DETROIT (AP) - The Michigan Supreme Court has agreed to look at the case of a man who's on the sex offender list for life, although his conviction was erased nearly 20 years ago.
The bill will now be sent to the House for consideration.
Detroit closer to a state takeover "A state takeover of Detroit has edged closer to reality, as a financial review team formally determined the city is in a fiscal crisis with no workable plan to dig out of it. He says a 10-month-old consent agreement between the state and the city is not working," Rick Pluta reports.
Democratic state Representative Jeff Irwin was one of only three votes against it. The full House passed a bill Tuesday that would require people convicted of a single Tier I offense for some crimes involving minors to be placed on the online sex offender registry.