Satellite-based Monitoring While on Parole for Conviction of Sexual Offenses Against a Child (SB 468)

Under the present law, a person is considered a child sexual predator if the person: (1) is convicted in this state, on or after July 1, 2007, of aggravated sexual battery, statutory rape by an authority, sexual battery by an authority figure, solicitation of a minor to commit a sex offense, solicitation of a minor to perform sex acts, or aggravated statutory rape and (2) has one or more prior convictions for a predatory offense. As a condition of release for any person convicted of a sexual offense, or another serious offense, the present law authorizes the Board of Parole to monitor those released persons via satellite-based program for the entirety of his or her parole sentence. As of July 1, 2017, anyone convicted of rape of a child, aggravated rape of a child, or a child sexual predator offense who does not maintain either a primary or secondary residence is required to enroll in a satellite-based monitoring and supervision program for the entire time the person is on parole.