Colorado requires those convicted of certain sex offenses, excluding juveniles or misdemeanor convictions, to register their current home address with the state. But also, a number of sex offenders would find themselves with incredibly light sentences, as judges across the state have considered the ramifications of lifetime registration as a part of their sentences. Their lawsuit is based on a dubious legal premise and is not a productive way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. If the person is a current resident of North Carolina, the person shall register: And now for something completely different — good news Denver Post file A Denver police officer verifies that a sex offender was living at the Denver Rescue Mission in Once the offender has registered with the appropriate county sheriff, the registration information is updated in the statewide Sex Offender and Public Protection Registry by the registering county sheriff. Can I be notified if a sex offender moves into my neighborhood? Can a sex offender live near children? Within 3 days of release from a penal institution or arrival in a county to live outside a penal institution on or after January 1, ; or Immediately upon conviction for a reportable offense where an active term of imprisonment was not imposed on or after January 1, That information, coupled with public court records of convictions, creates an online registry that allows people to search geographical areas for sex offenders living nearby and learn about their crimes. April 27, , When the offender is released from prison, local jail, or convicted in court with no active time, the reportable offender information is entered into a statewide registry as a "pending" registration status. April 24, , 1: An important public safety tool would be lost should the state lose its ability to compile information about where sex offenders live after they are released from prison. A ruling in , which was thrown out for complicated legal reasons, struck down the Englewood laws temporarily.