Reply To: AWA Loses in Pennsylvania’s Highest Court – Discussion Continued

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Terry Brunson

The States of Pennsylvania and Oregon have temporarily suspended in-person registration for all registrants in those state. Instead of in-person registration, Pennsylvania is allowing registrants to register by mail, if needed, and Oregon is allowing registrants to register by telephone.

“Pennsylvania and Oregon are protecting the public, including registrants and their families, from further infection of COVID-19 by suspending in-person registration,” stated ACSOL Executive Director Janice Bellucci. “These states are setting an example that should be followed by all 50 states in the nation.”

In Pennsylvania, registrants are required to register by mail only if they need to change or update previously reported information, such as home address, employment or school address. For those registrants, the state has provided a form which is be mailed to the Pennsylvania State Police, Megan’s Law Section 1800 Elmerton Avenue, Harrisburg, PA 17110. A link to that form is immediately below this article.

Pennsylvania State Police Sexual Offender Update Form – March 2020 [PDF download]