What is Failure by a Sexual Predator to Comply with Registration Requirements (Failure to Comply with Registration or a Change of Enrollment, Employment, Volunteering at an Institution of Higher Education) in Florida?

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The crime of Failure by a Sexual Predator to Comply with Registration Requirementsis 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 was enrolled/employed whether for compensation or volunteer at an Institution of Higher Education and knowingly failed to provide the appropriate Sheriff’s Office with the address, and county of each institution person is involved with. OR
  4. Person was enrolled/employed whether for compensation or volunteer at an Institution of Higher Education and knowingly failed to provide the appropriate Sheriff’s Office or Department of Corrections (if person is in the custody/control/supervision of DOC) with a change in name, address, or county of each institution person is involved with.

Defenses to Failure by a Sexual Predator to Comply with Registration Requirements.  

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

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