Per Law, members of the public are only entitled to the information about registered persons that appear on the website.

under one of the following circumstances: Note: 42 Pa. Group-based homes violating this prohibition are subject to a civil penalty in the form of a fine that can range from $2,500 to $5,000.

(Effective 12/31/2014) Pennsylvania’s Child Protective Services Law defines the term “child abuse” as intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly…leaving a child unsupervised with an individual, other than the child’s parent, who the actor knows or reasonably should have known: Suspected child abuse, as defined in Pennsylvania’s Child Protective Services Law, will be reported to the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services and the appropriate law enforcement agency for investigation.

Updates are posted on the website the date the change is made to the computerized registry.

Members of the public may search the website for registered sexual offenders or Sexually Violent Predators/Sexually Violent Delinquent Children who are homeless/transient, live, work, or attend school in their community through this website.

Additional information on Sexually Violent Predators/Sexually Violent Delinquent Children residing in your community may be obtained by contacting the chief law enforcement officer in your community.

In communities where the Pennsylvania State Police is the primary law enforcement agency, members of the public may contact the local Pennsylvania State Police station for information on Sexually Violent Predators/Sexually Violent Delinquent Children.An out-of-state offender whose offense was committed before December 20, 2012 is subject to a period of registration that corresponds to their assigned offender classification.If the out-of-state offender’s conviction for a sexual offense is not enumerated under either a ten-year or lifetime registration classification, but nevertheless requires registration under a sexual offender statute in the jurisdiction or foreign country, the offender shall be required to register for a period of ten years or for the length of time required by the other jurisdiction, whichever is greater.This includes an individual who: Pennsylvania’s Megan’s Law does not restrict where a sexual offender or Sexually Violent Predator/Sexual Violent Delinquent Child may reside.However, an offender may be restricted from residing near a school, park, daycare center, etc. 9799.25 (f) and 9799.55 (d) state that no more than five Sexually Violent Predators may live in a group-based home at any one time.Individuals who have a residence within this Commonwealth or is a transient, or who are employed in this Commonwealth or who are a student in this Commonwealth that were convicted of one or more of the offenses enumerated as either a Tier I, Tier II, Tier III offense, or an offense requiring registration for ten years or life, may be subject to Megan’s Law registration.