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The department shall establish a procedure by which a peace officer or employee of a law enforcement agency who provides the department with a driver's license number, personal identification certificate number, or license plate number is automatically provided information as to whether the person to whom the driver's license or personal identification certificate is issued is required to register under this chapter or whether the license plate number is entered in the computerized central database under Article 62.005 as assigned to a vehicle owned or driven by a person required to register under this chapter. A civil penalty assessed under this subsection shall be deposited to the compensation to victims of crime fund established under Subchapter B, Chapter 56.(e) This article does not create a private cause of action against a commercial social networking site, including a cause of action that is based on the site:(1) identifying, removing, disabling, blocking, or otherwise affecting the user of a commercial social networking site, based on a good faith belief that the person is required to register as a sex offender under this chapter or federal law; or(2) failing to identify, remove, disable, block, or otherwise affect the user of a commercial social networking site who is required to register as a sex offender under this chapter or federal law.(f) In this article, "commercial social networking site":(1) means an Internet website that:(A) allows users, through the creation of Internet web pages or profiles or other similar means, to provide personal information to the public or other users of the Internet website;(B) offers a mechanism for communication with other users of the Internet website; and(C) has the primary purpose of facilitating online social interactions; and(2) does not include an Internet service provider, unless the Internet service provider separately operates and directly derives revenue from an Internet website described by Subdivision (1). Pending publication of the current statutes, see H. GENERAL PROVISIONSThis article was amended by the 85th Legislature. DETERMINATION REGARDING PRIMARY REGISTRATION AUTHORITY. (a) Except as provided by Subsection (a-1), for each person subject to registration under this chapter, the department shall determine which local law enforcement authority serves as the person's primary registration authority based on the municipality or county in which the person resides or, as provided by Article 62.152, the municipality or county in which the person works or attends school.(a-1) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, if a person resides or, as described by Article 62.152, works or attends school in a county with a centralized registration authority, the centralized registration authority serves as the person's primary registration authority under this chapter, regardless of whether the person resides, works, or attends school, as applicable, in any municipality located in that county.(b) The department shall notify each person subject to registration under this chapter of the person's primary registration authority in a timely manner.
The Texas Department of Criminal Justice, the Texas Juvenile Justice Department, and the department may adopt any rule necessary to implement this chapter.
The department may include in the computerized central database the numeric risk level assigned to a person under this chapter.(b) The information contained in the database, including the numeric risk level assigned to a person under this chapter, is public information, with the exception of any information:(1) regarding the person's social security number or driver's license number, or any home, work, or cellular telephone number of the person;(2) that is described by Article 62.051(c)(7) or required by the department under Article 62.051(c)(8), including any information regarding an employer's name, address, or telephone number; or(3) that would identify the victim of the offense for which the person is subject to registration.(c) Notwithstanding Chapter 730, Transportation Code, the department shall maintain in the database, and shall post on any department website related to the database, any photograph of the person that is available through the process for obtaining or renewing a personal identification certificate or driver's license under Section 521.103 or 521.272, Transportation Code.
(a) The department shall maintain a computerized central database containing the information required for registration under this chapter.
Pending publication of the current statutes, see H. 29, 85th Legislature, Regular Session, for amendments affecting this section. The person shall satisfy the requirements of this subsection not later than the later of:(1) the seventh day after the person's arrival in the municipality or county; or(2) the first date the local law enforcement authority of the municipality or county by policy allows the person to register or verify registration, as applicable.(b) The department shall provide the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, the Texas Juvenile Justice Department, and each local law enforcement authority, authority for campus security, county jail, and court with a form for registering persons required by this chapter to register.(c) The registration form shall require:(1) the person's full name, date of birth, sex, race, height, weight, eye color, hair color, social security number, driver's license number, and shoe size;(1-a) the address at which the person resides or intends to reside or, if the person does not reside or intend to reside at a physical address, a detailed description of each geographical location at which the person resides or intends to reside;(1-b) each alias used by the person and any home, work, or cellular telephone number of the person;(2) a recent color photograph or, if possible, an electronic digital image of the person and a complete set of the person's fingerprints;(3) the type of offense the person was convicted of, the age of the victim, the date of conviction, and the punishment received;(4) an indication as to whether the person is discharged, paroled, or released on juvenile probation, community supervision, or mandatory supervision;(5) an indication of each license, as defined by Article 62.005(g), that is held or sought by the person;(6) an indication as to whether the person is or will be employed, carrying on a vocation, or a student at a particular public or private institution of higher education in this state or another state, and the name and address of that institution;(7) the identification of any online identifier established or used by the person; and(8) any other information required by the department.(d) The registration form must contain a statement and description of any registration duties the person has or may have under this chapter.(e) Not later than the third day after a person's registering, the local law enforcement authority with whom the person registered shall send a copy of the registration form to the department and, if the person resides on the campus of a public or private institution of higher education, to any authority for campus security for that institution.(f) Not later than the seventh day after the date on which the person is released, a person for whom registration is completed under this chapter shall report to the applicable local law enforcement authority to verify the information in the registration form received by the authority under this chapter.
REGISTRATION AND VERIFICATIONREQUIREMENTS; RELATED NOTICEThis article was amended by the 85th Legislature. If the person does not reside or intend to reside in a municipality, the person shall register or verify registration in any county where the person resides or intends to reside for more than seven days.