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Sex Offenders; Release from Prison   

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(a) Fifteen days before the scheduled release date of a person described in subdivision (b), the Department of Corrections shall provide to local law enforcement all of the following information regarding the person:

(1) Name.

(2) Community residence and address, including ZIP Code.

(3) Physical description.

(4) Conviction information.

(b) This subdivision shall apply to any person sentenced to the state prison who is required to register pursuant to Section 290 for a conviction of an offense specified in subdivision (b), (c), or (d) of Section 290.46 and to any person described in those subdivisions.

(c) For the purpose of this section, "law enforcement" includes any agency with which the person will be required to register upon his or her release pursuant to Section 290 based upon the person's community of residence upon release.

(d) If it is not possible for the Department of Corrections to provide the information specified in subdivision (a) on a date that is 15 days before the scheduled release date, the information shall be provided on the next business day following that date.

(e) The Department of Corrections shall notify local law enforcement within 36 hours of learning of the change if the scheduled release date or any of the required information changes prior to the scheduled release date.

(Amended by Stats. 2005, Ch. 722, Sec. 9.)