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CITE

    18 USC Sec. 2250                                            01/05/2009

EXPCITE

    TITLE 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
    PART I - CRIMES
    CHAPTER 109B - SEX OFFENDER AND CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN REGISTRY

HEAD

    Sec. 2250. Failure to register

STATUTE

      (a) In General. - Whoever -
        (1) is required to register under the Sex Offender Registration
      and Notification Act;
        (2)(A) is a sex offender as defined for the purposes of the Sex
      Offender Registration and Notification Act by reason of a
      conviction under Federal law (including the Uniform Code of
      Military Justice), the law of the District of Columbia, Indian
      tribal law, or the law of any territory or possession of the
      United States; or
        (B) travels in interstate or foreign commerce, or enters or
      leaves, or resides in, Indian country; and
        (3) knowingly fails to register or update a registration as
      required by the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act;
    shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than 10
    years, or both.
      (b) Affirmative Defense. - In a prosecution for a violation under
    subsection (a), it is an affirmative defense that -
        (1) uncontrollable circumstances prevented the individual from
      complying;
        (2) the individual did not contribute to the creation of such
      circumstances in reckless disregard of the requirement to comply;
      and
        (3) the individual complied as soon as such circumstances
      ceased to exist.
      (c) Crime of Violence. -
        (1) In general. - An individual described in subsection (a) who
      commits a crime of violence under Federal law (including the
      Uniform Code of Military Justice), the law of the District of
      Columbia, Indian tribal law, or the law of any territory or
      possession of the United States shall be imprisoned for not less
      than 5 years and not more than 30 years.
        (2) Additional punishment. - The punishment provided in
      paragraph (1) shall be in addition and consecutive to the
      punishment provided for the violation described in subsection
      (a).

SOURCE

    (Added Pub. L. 109-248, title I, Sec. 141(a)(1), July 27, 2006, 120
    Stat. 602.)

REFERENCES IN TEXT

      The Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act, referred to
    in subsec. (a)(1), (2)(A), (3), is title I of Pub. L. 109-248, July
    27, 2006, 120 Stat. 590, which is classified principally to
    subchapter I (Sec. 16901 et seq.) of chapter 151 of Title 42, The
    Public Health and Welfare. For complete classification of this Act
    to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 16901 of
    Title 42 and Tables.
      The Uniform Code of Military Justice, referred to in subsecs.
    (a)(2)(A) and (c)(1), is classified generally to chapter 47 (Sec.
    801 et seq.) of Title 10, Armed Forces.
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