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Upon receipt of such notice, the person shall be removed from the sex offender registry open to public inspection and shall be relieved of further registration requirements under this section.Registration records collected by local law enforcement agencies pursuant to this chapter, registration lists provided to local law enforcement by the Division of Criminal Investigation, and records collected by institutions pursuant to § 22-22-38 for those persons required to register under the provisions of § 22-22-30 to 22-22-39 are public records as provided in chapter 1-27. The South Dakota Constitution has an equivalent provision. These constitutional prohibitions bar retroactive application of any law inflicting greater punishment for a crime than the law originally rendered at the time the crime was committed. Bull, 3 US (3 Dall.) 386, 390, 1 LEd 648, 650 (1798).He contends that dissemination of registrant data may result in loss of employment, invasion of privacy, media scrutiny, and physical attacks by vigilantes once he is released from prison.He argues that the public dissemination of the registration information is excessive because there are no restrictions on who can access the information, no limit on the length of time an offender must register, and no procedure by which an offender can be relieved of the obligation to report.City of Sioux Falls, 393 NW2d 286, 289 (SD 1986) (other citations omitted)).[¶11] Meinders asserts that South Dakota's sex offender registration laws (SDCL 22-22-30 through 22-22-40 and 23-5-14) as applied to him violate the ex post facto clauses of our state and federal constitutions. Approximately twenty months later, he was returned to the penitentiary after being convicted of grand theft. After serving two and a half years, he was released.
Her parents had already expressed concern about her relationship with him. The habeas court denied his petition and he appeals. These proceedings are no substitute for direct appeal: as a collateral attack on a final judgment, the remedy is limited. We review habeas factual findings under the clearly erroneous standard and legal conclusions under the de novo standard. Class, 1996 SD 134, ¶3, 555 NW2d 618, 621-22 (citing Loop v. Registration applied initially to those convicted of specified sex offenses on or after July 1, 1994. No public access was permitted to registration information.
He had two previous convictions for sex offenses against little girls.
Neither Megan's parents nor anyone else in the neighborhood was aware of his criminal history.
Public outrage led to the passage of "Megan's Law," as it came to be called, that not only required sex offenders to register with local law enforcement, but also provided for varying degrees of public dissemination of registrant information.
In the same year, Congress passed the Jacob Wetterling Crimes Against Children and Sexually Violent Offender Registration Act of 1994. The Act conditioned the availability of federal crime prevention funds on a state's creation of a sex offender registration system and a community notification program. But she continued to see him nonetheless when her parents were not home. She and Meinders had separate bedrooms, but they continued their sexual activities while his parents were at work or sleeping. He was sentenced to fifteen years in the penitentiary with twelve years suspended.