LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION MEETINGS ARE SCHEDULED for the upcoming 2024 SESSION. PLEASE ATTEND ONE IN YOUR COUNTY.
Regularly check this link and our calendar of events for updates: Legislative Delegation Calendar for 2024 Session Each year before the legislative session starts your State Senators and State Representatives are meeting in your county to listen to all concerns. This...read more
A group of eight individuals forced to register filed a Federal lawsuit seeking relief from the Tennessee Sex Offense Registry. Judges ruled in 2021 that the 2004 changes to Tennessee’s registry were punishment and unconstitutionally ex post facto for a person whose...read more
Florida Action Committee received a request from Decriminalize Developmental Disabilities (D3, formerly LRIDD) to share the Autism Innocent Project. They are seeking mothers and fathers with autistic or intellectually disabled sons and daughter affected by the...read more
Following the legal challenges on the Ex Post Facto cases can be compared to riding a rollercoaster – first, be glad to see it moving, climbing ever so slowly up the first hill, then brace yourself for the ride…. plenty of ups and downs with negotiable turns and...read more
A bill in Michigan would require inmates to be registered to vote as part of their exit from the prison process. Too many individuals have left prison without being registered to vote. Often their address or eligibility has changed. The two primary areas of...read more
SMART says the grant money awarded for state sex offender registries is not affected by the number of people on the registry
It has been thought by many of us that the larger the state registry, the more grant money a state will receive. Almost a year ago, FAC reached out to Attorney General Merrick B. Garland with the U.S. Department of Justice to inquire about Florida’s bloated registry...read more