What is Failure by a Sexual Predator to Comply with Registration Requirements (Failure to Provide Required Information) in Florida?

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The crime of Failure by a Sexual Predator to Comply with Registration Requirements is a Third Degree Felony that is punishable by 5 years in prison and a $5,000 fine.

This crime occurs when a:

  1. Person is a sexual predator or has agreed or stipulated that he has been convicted as a sex predator.
  2. Person has an established residence in Florida. 
  3. Person knowingly failed to provide the required information by statute to the appropriate Sheriff’s office, or knowingly failed to provide the appropriate Sheriff’s office within 48 hours after a change in vehicles owned, information about those changes.

Some of the defenses to Failure by a Sexual Predator to Comply with Registration Requirements are:

  • Person is not a sexual predator.
  • Person did not act knowingly.
  • Person tried to comply but was misinformed.

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