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The Public Sex Offender Registry in Michigan


If you have been involved in a sex crime or convicted of one, you should keep in mind that there are some facts that you should know about it. Let us answer some of your questions:

What are the offenses that require listing on the public sex offender registry?

According to MCL 28.722, the following are the listed offenses that require registration in Michigan. 

  • Child Sexually Abusive Activity or Material Possession (MCL 750.145c4)
  • Aggravated Indecent Exposure, if the victim is less than 18 years of age (MCL 750.335a2b)
  • Unlawful Imprisonment, if the victim is less than 18 years of age (MCL 750.349b)
  • Engaging Services of Prostitution (MCL 750.449a2)
  • Criminal Sexual Conduct 4th Degree, (MCL 750.520e)
  • Assault with Intent to Commit CSC in the Second Degree (MCL 750.520g2)
  • Capturing/Distributing Image of Unclothed Person, if the victim is less than 18 years of age (MCL 750.539j)
  • Any offense committed by a person who was, at the time of the offense, a sexually delinquent person (750.10a)
  • Accosting, Enticing or Soliciting a Child for Immoral Purposes (MCL 750.145a)
  • Accosting, Enticing or Soliciting a Child for Immoral Purposes (prior conviction) (MCL 750.145b)
  • Child Sexually Abusive Activity or Material Producing/Financing (MCL 750.145c2)
  • Child Sexually Abusive Activity or Material Distributing/Promoting (MCL 750.145c3)
  • Use of Internet/Computer System; Prohibited Communication (MCL 750.145d1a)
  • Crime Against Nature or Sodomy, if the victim is less than 18 years of age (MCL 750.158)
  • Gross Indecency Between Male Persons (MCL 750.338)
  • Gross Indecency Between Female Persons (MCL 750.338a)
  • Gross Indecency Between Male & Female Persons (MCL 750.338b)
  • Soliciting, Accosting, or Inviting to Commit Prostitution or Immoral Act, if the victim is less than 18 years of age (MCL 750.448)
  • Pandering (MCL 750.455)
  • Criminal Sexual Conduct 2nd Degree (MCL 750.520c)
  • Human Trafficking – Recruiting Minor (MCL 750.462e(a))
  • Kidnapping, if the victim is less than 18 years of age (MCL 750.349)
  • Child Kidnapping, if the victim is less than 13 years of age (MCL 750.350)
  • Criminal Sexual Conduct 1st Degree (MCL 750.520b)
  • Criminal Sexual Conduct 3rd Degree (MCL 750.520d)
  • Assault with Intent to Commit Criminal Sexual Conduct Involving Sexual Penetration (MCL 750.520g1)
  • Any offense is substantially similar to a listed offense under a law of the United States, any state, or any country or under tribal or military law.

What are the responsibilities of sex offenders concerning the registry?

The following are the responsibilities of the sex offenders about the registry:

  • Annual reporting of their whereabouts, in person and based on the required physical presentation either annually, semi-annually, or quarterly.
  • Report any change in residence or domicile within three days from the said change.
  • File and submit information regarding the change in place of employment or discontinuation of employment.
  • Report any changes in his full legal name.
  • Make sure that they enroll at an institution of higher learning or discontinuation enrollment depending on the requirements set for the conviction of the accused.
  • Report any move from one State to another at least three days before moving.
  • They must maintain a valid license and a personal identification card.
  • The offenders must pay a one-time $50 initial registration fee and an annual $50 registration fee every year thereafter until a maximum of $550 is reached.
  • The offender must sign all of the required registration forms.

Offenders are faced with the strictest laws and must comply with them for them to try and live a normal life.

Get Yourself a Good Lawyer

Here at Haque Legal, we always tell potential clients that the best thing that they can do in case of a case filed against them is to get themself a good lawyer at the beginning of the proceedings. Even when you are just filling up forms or when you think that you already have a dispute, you can always get yourself a good lawyer to get started with the process

The first great thing that you can do is to make sure that you have a good guide when it comes to dealing with legalities. After all, you are fighting for your freedom and your life.

Contact Your Lawyer

If you have been involved in a criminal complaint in Michigan, you need to contact your law firm. A lawyer can help you get started with properly protecting your rights. A lawyer at Haque Legal will see to it that your needs are met from beginning to the end of the proceedings. You are always in good hands with Haque Legal and what it has to offer.


The article that you have read is based on general applications of the law. It is not legal advice and it is not to be construed as any legal consultation with the firm. No client-attorney relationship is created when you read the articles we have provided.

Let us help you out.

If you are having trouble with the law about a possible charge of a sex crime or you want a lawyer to help you with the representation, call us immediately. If you have any problem with the law or are seeking justice and truth, our numbers are standing by to take your call.

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