That coupled with the cash-strapped budgets of law enforcement agencies leaves little resources to root out violators. Outlawing registered sex offenders from parks would at least give law enforcement an option, Nelson said. Just 7 percent of sex offenses against children are committed by someone already convicted of a sex crime against a child, according to a U.
Erin Runnion , whose 7-year-old daughter Samantha was kidnapped, sexually abused and strangled in by a man who lured her from her front yard with a story of a lost dog, urged supervisors to pass the new ordinance. He was convicted and sentenced to death for killing her.
Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of the University of California, Irvine School of Law and an expert in constitutional law, disagrees. Keeping molesters from parks and playgrounds and beaches is unlikely to have the slightest effect in protecting children.
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Click HERE to find your neighborhood. More in Politics. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. The bill passed the Senate early Saturday morning with a bi-partisan vote.
It now heads to Gov. Jerry Brown, whose office said he will sign it. The registry has , sex offenders — meaning 1 in Californians is on it. Under the bill, the primary in presidential election years would move from June to March.
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Eggman said she will try again to pass the bill next year. Mike McGuire, D-Healdsburg, and Wiener passed; it would require candidates for president to release five years of their tax returns to be placed on the California ballot.
Melody Gutierrez is a San Francisco Chronicle staff writer. Email: mgutierrez sfchronicle. Twitter: MelodyGutierrez. It now goes to the Senate for final approval. Photo: Rich Pedroncelli, Associated Press.
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