New push to restrict sex offenders living location

County restrictions that kept registered offenders away from schools and playgrounds were tossed out by the State Court of Appeals in February.

County restrictions that kept registered offenders away from schools and playgrounds were tossed out by the State Court of Appeals in February.

County restrictions that kept registered offenders away from schools and playgrounds were tossed out by the State Court of Appeals in February. (7/30/15)

WOODBURY - There is a new push to change a law that currently allows a sex offender to legally live next door to a child's school.

County restrictions that kept registered offenders away from schools and playgrounds were tossed out by the State Court of Appeals in February.

There is currently a bill to restore the power to counties restricting where sex offenders live.

There is also a new call to expand a predator's time on the sex registry from 20 years to 30 years. 

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