What is Failure by a Sexual Predator to Comply with Registration Requirements (Failure to Comply with Registration of a Residence, Motor Vehicle, Trailer, Mobile Home or Manufactured Home) 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 used a motor vehicle, trailer, mobile home, or manufacture home as a place of residence and knowingly failed to provide the appropriate Sherriff’s office with required information about the residence.  OR
  4. Person used a vessel, live-aboard vessel, or houseboat as a residence and knowingly failed to provide the appropriate Sherriff’s office with required information about the residence.

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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