Pennsylvania law regarding failure to comply with registration of sexual offenders requirements

by | Feb 18, 2015 | Criminal Defense

Pennsylvania law provides for prosecution of individuals who are required to register under sexual offender requirements, but who knowingly fail to register.  Accordingly, this law makes it a crime for an individual to knowingly fail to: 1. register with the PA State Police; 2. verify his residence or be photographed as required; 3. provide accurate information when registering or verifying a residence.

If a person is required to register for a period of 10 years and violates this section, the crime is a felony of the second or third degree, depending on which subsection he allegedly failed to comply.

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