Level of Offense Change If the registrant was convicted of an offense which was a felony on or before June 30, 2006, but is now a misdemeanor, the registrant can petition for removal from the registry.
This most typically involves offenders who were close in age to their victims.
This can often be done prior to the previous ten year requirement.
Risk Classification If the person is classified by the Sex Offender Registration Review Board as a level I risk assessment classification, then they may file a petition immediately, if the registrant has completed all prison, parole, supervised release and probation for the offense which required registration.
The victim was not physically restrained during the commission of the offense.
Other Risk Classifications If the person is classified by the Sex Offender Registration Review Board as a level II risk assessment classification or as a sexual predator, the person is not eligible to file a petition until ten years after the person has completed all prison, parole, supervised release and probation for the offense which required registration.
The completion of the sentence would be the later of the person’s release from prison, parole, supervised release or probation.
Registrants are no longer required to provide their email addresses, usernames and user passwords to law enforcement as part of the registration process.
Disabled Persons Disabled or incapacitated persons may be eligible to be removed from the registry under the following circumstances.
The registrant must have completed all prison, parole, supervised release and probation for the offense which required registration and: (a) is confined to a hospice facility, skilled nursing home, residential care facility for the elderly or nursing home; (b) is totally and permanently disabled; or (c) is otherwise seriously physically incapacitated due to illness or injury.
The registrant must also meet the following criteria: a. Victim did not suffer any intentional physical harm; e.
No prior offense which would be a sex offense under Georgia law or similar state or federal law; b. The victim was not transported during the offense; and f.