2950.111 Notification of change or verification of residence address.

(A) If an offender or delinquent child registers a residence address, provides notice of a change of any residence address, or verifies a current residence address pursuant to section 2950.04 , 2950.041 , 2950.05 , or 2950.06 of the Revised Code, all of the following apply:

(1) At any time after the registration, provision of the notice, or verification, the sheriff with whom the offender or delinquent child so registered or to whom the offender or delinquent child so provided the notice or verified the current address, or a designee of that sheriff, may contact a person who owns, leases, or otherwise has custody, control, or supervision of the premises at the address provided by the offender or delinquent child in the registration, the notice, or the verification and request that the person confirm or deny that the offender or delinquent child currently resides at that address.

(2) Upon receipt of a request under division (A)(1) of this section, notwithstanding any other provision of law, the person who owns, leases, or otherwise has custody, control, or supervision of the premises, or an agent of that person, shall comply with the request and inform the sheriff or designee who made the request whether or not the offender or delinquent child currently resides at that address.

(3) Section 2950.12 of the Revised Code applies to a person who, in accordance with division (A)(2) of this section, provides information of the type described in that division.

(B) Division (A) of this section applies regarding any public or private residential premises, including, but not limited to, a private residence, a multi-unit residential facility, a halfway house, a homeless shelter, or any other type of residential premises. Division (A) of this section does not apply regarding an offender's registration, provision of notice of a change in, or verification of a school, institution of higher education, or place of employment address pursuant to section 2950.04 , 2950.041 , 2950.05 , or 2950.06 of the Revised Code.

(C) A sheriff or designee of a sheriff may attempt to confirm that an offender or delinquent child who registers a residence address, provides notice of a change of any residence address, or verifies a current residence address as described in division (A) of this section currently resides at the address in question in manners other than the manner provided in this section. A sheriff or designee of a sheriff is not limited in the number of requests that may be made under this section regarding any registration, provision of notice, or verification, or in the number of times that the sheriff or designee may attempt to confirm, in manners other than the manner provided in this section, that an offender or delinquent child currently resides at the address in question.

Cite as R.C. § 2950.111

History. Effective Date: 07-31-2003