Amendment #259 to H3600

Sex Offender Registration Fees

Representatives Jones of North Reading, Hill of Ipswich, Poirier of North Attleborough, Gifford of Wareham, Frost of Auburn and Smola of Warren move to amend the bill by inserting at the end thereof the following new section:—

“SECTION XX. Section 178Q of chapter 6 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting at the end thereof, the following:- The sex offender registry board shall, within 60 days of initial sex offender registration and annual sex offender registration, report to the department of revenue, the department of transitional assistance and the registry of motor vehicles the amount of any sex offender registration fee owed by the sex offender. The department of revenue shall intercept payment of such fee from tax refunds due to persons who owe all or a portion of such fee. The registry of motor vehicles shall not issue or renew a person’s driver’s license or motor vehicle registration for any vehicle subsequently purchased by such person until it receives notification from the sex offender registry board that the fee has been collected.”

 


Amendment #259 to H3600

Sex Offender Registration Fees

Representative:

Timothy R. Whelan