Section 15-20A-28

Juvenile sex offender - Lifetime registration and notification.

(a) A juvenile adjudicated delinquent of any of the following sex offenses, who was 14 or older at the time of the offense, shall be subject to registration and notification, if applicable, for life:

(1) Rape in the first degree, as provided by Section 13A-6-61.

(2) Sodomy in the first degree, as provided by Section 13A-6-63.

(3) Sexual abuse in the first degree, as provided by Section 13A-6-66.

(4) Sexual torture, as provided by Section 13A-6-65.1.

(5) Any offense committed in any other jurisdiction which, if had been committed in this state under the current provisions of law, would constitute an offense listed in subdivisions (1) to (4), inclusive.

(6) Any offense, committed in this state or any other jurisdiction, comparable to or more severe than aggravated sexual abuse as described in 18 U.S.C. § 2241(a) or (b).

(7) Any attempt or conspiracy to commit any of the offenses listed in subdivisions (1) to (6), inclusive.

(b) A juvenile sex offender subject to lifetime registration may petition the sentencing juvenile court for relief from registration and notification, if notification was ordered, 25 years after the juvenile sex offender is released from the offense subjecting the juvenile sex offender to registration in accordance with this chapter, pursuant to Section 15-20A-34.

(c) A juvenile sex offender who is not subject to lifetime registration pursuant to subsection (a), shall be subject to this chapter for a period of 10 years from the date of first registration.

(d) The sentencing court or the juvenile court where the juvenile sex offender resides, if the juvenile sex offender's adjudication of delinquency occurred in another jurisdiction, may give a juvenile sex offender credit for the time the juvenile sex offender was registered in another jurisdiction.

(e) A juvenile sex offender who is subsequently adjudicated as a youthful offender sex offender or convicted of another sex offense during his or her registration period shall be considered solely an adult sex offender.

(Act 2011-640, p. 1569, §28; Act 2015-463, p. 1506, §1; Act 2017-414, §5.)