This Act provided for the tracking of convicted, registered sex offenders enrolled as students at institutions of higher education, or working or volunteering on campus.Top Adam Walsh was six years old when he was abducted from a Florida department store on July 27th, 1981.Current law requires people convicted of specific sex offenses in California to register for life when they leave prison, providing addresses, the names of employers, fingerprints, photos and license plate numbers.The law requires the state Department of Justice to make information on most registered sex offenders available to the public on its website.
The others are Alabama, South Carolina and Florida.
This law also added the length of time an offender was required to register from 10 years to life.
Top The last change to the Wetterling Act came in 2000 with the Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act.
Megan's Law allows states to make private and personal information available to the public.
Top Another amendment to the Wetterling Act came in 1996 with the Pam Lychner Sexual Offender Tracking Law.