Bill would reenact Megan's Law for certain sex offenders

TIFFANY L. PARKS | Daily Reporter
Published: 07/03/2013

A series of recent Ohio Supreme Court cases regarding the unconstitutionality of certain applications of the Adam Walsh Act has led to the drafting of Senate Bill 144, which would reenact Megan’s Law to conform Ohio’s Sex Offender Registration Notification law with decisions of the state’s highest court.

In sponsor testimony before the Senate Criminal Justice committee, the bill’s sponsor, Sen. Bill Seitz, R-Cincinnati, said Supreme Court rulings have left the Sex Offender Registration Notification law in “disarray.”

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