Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; efficacy of establishing additional registries. (HJ594)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate

Description

Study; additional criminal information registries; report.  Establishes a joint subcommittee to study the efficacy of the establishment of additional registries similar to the Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry that would contain criminal justice information for use by the public in making informed decisions regarding their family members. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/10/2011Committee
01/10/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101261D
01/10/2011Referred to Committee on Rules
01/18/2011Assigned Rules sub: #3 Studies
01/27/2011Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/08/2011Left in Rules

Comments

L.L. writes:

Why don't we study the efficacy of the registry we already have? Since all research indicates that the Sex Offender Registry is both expensive and counter-productive, it seems that implementing additional registries would be a waste of money, not to mention the further destruction of lives.