Registrants are often subject to restrictions that bar them from working or living within a defined distance of schools, parks, and the like; these restrictions can vary from county to county and from one municipality to another.
In a few states non-sexual offenses such as unlawful imprisonment requires sex offender registration.
States apply differing sets of criteria to determine which registration information is available to the public.
However, this definition does not limit the ability of states, tribes or territories to carry out these functions through their political subdivisions or other entities within the jurisdiction.
The convictions for which SORNA requires registration include convictions for sex offenses by any U. jurisdiction, including convictions for sex offenses under federal, military, state, territorial, tribal or local law.
The Final Guidelines provide jurisdictions with guidance, explanation, and advice regarding the administration and implementation of SORNA.