2950.14 Department of rehabilitation and correction to provide information prior to release.

(A) Prior to releasing an offender who is under the custody and control of the department of rehabilitation and correction and who has been convicted of or pleaded guilty to committing, either prior to, on, or after January 1, 1997, any sexually oriented offense or any child-victim oriented offense, the department of rehabilitation and correction shall provide all of the information described in division (B) of this section to the bureau of criminal identification and investigation regarding the offender and to the sheriff of the county in which the offender's anticipated future residence is located. Prior to releasing a delinquent child who is in the custody of the department of youth services who has been adjudicated a delinquent child for committing any sexually oriented offense or any child-victim oriented offense, regardless of when the offense was committed, and who has been classified a juvenile offender registrant based on that adjudication, the department of youth services shall provide all of the information described in division (B) of this section to the bureau of criminal identification and investigation regarding the delinquent child.

(B) The department of rehabilitation and correction and the department of youth services shall provide all of the following information to the bureau of criminal identification and investigation regarding an offender or delinquent child described in division (A) of this section:

(1) The offender's or delinquent child's name and any aliases used by the offender or delinquent child;

(2) All identifying factors concerning, and a physical description of, the offender or delinquent child;

(3) The offender's or delinquent child's anticipated future residence;

(4) The offense and delinquency history and the terms and conditions of release of the offender or delinquent child;

(5) Whether the offender or delinquent child was treated for a mental abnormality or personality disorder while under the custody and control of the department;

(6) Any other information that the bureau indicates is relevant and that the department possesses.

(C) Upon receipt of the information described in division (B) of this section regarding an offender or delinquent child, the bureau immediately shall enter the information into the state registry of sex offenders and child-victim offenders that the bureau maintains pursuant to section 2950.13 of the Revised Code and into the records that the bureau maintains pursuant to division (A) of section 109.57 of the Revised Code. Upon receipt of that information regarding an offender, the bureau immediately shall enter the information on the sex offender and child-victim offender database it establishes and operates on the internet pursuant to division (A)(11) of section 2950.13 of the Revised Code.

(D) Upon receipt of the information described in division (B) of this section regarding an offender, a sheriff who has established on the internet a sex offender and child-victim offender database for the public dissemination of information regarding such offenders shall enter that information on the database.

Effective Date: 07-31-2003; 01-02-2007; 2007 SB10 01-01-2008