Sex Offender Registration

The federal Campus Crimes Prevention Act, section 1601 of Public Law 106-386, went in effect on October 28, 2000. It requires institutions of higher education to issue a statement advising the campus community where law enforcement information provided by the state concerning registered sex offenders may be obtained. The act also requires sex offenders already required to register in a state to provide notice of each institution of higher education in that state at which the person is employed, carries a vocation, or is a student.

Main Campus and Conard Environmental Research Area (CERA)

In the State of Iowa, convicted sex offenders must register with the sheriff in the county in which they reside; and, if the person attends or works for an institution of higher education he/she/hir must register with the sheriff in the county in which the institution is located.

The campus community can access information for registered sex offenders in the state of Iowa on the Iowa Sex Offender Registry. This information is provided by the state under section 121 of the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006 (42 U.S.C. 16921).

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