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WASHINGTON | The Latest: Senate rejects amendments to sentencing bill

WASHINGTON— The Latest on the Senate’s consideration of criminal justice legislation (all times local): 8:20 p.m. The Senate has rejected a series of amendments to a criminal justice bill that have been sought by critics of the legislation, setting the stage for final passage Tuesday night. The bill gives judges more discretion when sentencing some … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Senate rejects amendments to sentencing bill

Nevada News: Attorney General Laxalt Resubmits Bills to Protect Nevada’s Communities from Sex Offenders

Carson City, NV – Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt announced that his office submitted a bill for the upcoming Legislative Session to amend current State statute to expand conditions that may be imposed upon sex offenders subject to lifetime supervision.  This bill was submitted for consideration in the 2017 Legislative Session, but did not … Continue reading Nevada News: Attorney General Laxalt Resubmits Bills to Protect Nevada’s Communities from Sex Offenders

Department of Justice News: More than 2,300 Suspected Online Child Sex Offenders Arrested Nationwide During Operation “Broken Heart”

Forty- Seven Arrests in Washington State –As many as Nine to be Prosecuted Federally Department of Justice – The Department of Justice today announced the arrest of more than 2,300 suspected online child sex offenders during a three-month, nationwide, operation conducted by Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) task forces.  The task forces identified 195 offenders … Continue reading Department of Justice News: More than 2,300 Suspected Online Child Sex Offenders Arrested Nationwide During Operation “Broken Heart”

Oklahoma Governor Fallin Signs Bill Barring Sex Offenders from Living Near Their Victims

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin today signed a bill that helps protect victims from their sex offenders. Fallin signed House Bill (HB) 1124, which prohibits sex offenders from living within 2,000 feet and loitering within 1,000 feet from their victims’ homes.  Under current Oklahoma law, sex offenders are banned from living near … Continue reading Oklahoma Governor Fallin Signs Bill Barring Sex Offenders from Living Near Their Victims