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13-3822. Notice of moving from place of residence or change of name or electronic information; forwarding of information; definitions
A. Within seventy-two hours, excluding weekends and legal holidays, after moving from the person's residence within a county or after changing the person's name, a person who is required to register under this article shall inform the sheriff in person and in writing of the person's new residence, address or new name. If the person moves to a location that is not a residence and the person receives mail anywhere, including a post office box, the person shall notify the sheriff of the person's address. If the person has more than one residence or does not have an address or a permanent place of residence, the person shall register as a transient not less than every ninety days with the sheriff in whose jurisdiction the transient is physically present. Within three days after receipt of such information, the sheriff shall forward it to the department of public safety and the chief of police, if any, of the place from which the person moves, and shall forward a copy of the statement, fingerprints and photograph of the person to the chief of police, if any, of the place to which the person has moved.
B. Within seventy-two hours after a person moves from a county in which the person is registered, the person shall notify in writing the sheriff of the county from which the person moves. If the person is subject to community notification requirements, the sheriff of the county from which the person moves shall advise the local law enforcement agency of the county to which the person moves of the move. If the person moves out of this state, the sheriff of the county from which the person moves shall advise the local law enforcement agency in the jurisdiction to which the person moves. The local law enforcement agency shall contact the department of public safety following ten days after being notified to determine if the person has reregistered. If the person has not reregistered, the local law enforcement agency shall notify the local law enforcement agency in the county in which the person last resided. Any law enforcement agency in the county in which the person last resided shall conduct an investigation and shall submit a report to the appropriate county attorney.
C. A person who is required to register pursuant to this article shall notify the sheriff either in person or electronically within seventy-two hours, excluding weekends and legal holidays, after a person makes any change to any required online identifier, and before any use of a changed or new required online identifier to communicate on the internet. Within three days after receipt of the information, the sheriff shall forward the information to the department of public safety. Within three days after receipt of the information from the sheriff, the department of public safety shall update the person's information in the department of public safety database.
D. For the purposes of this section:
1. "Address" means the location at which the person receives mail.
2. "Required online identifier" means any electronic e-mail address information or instant message, chat, social networking or other similar internet communication name, but does not include a social security number, date of birth or pin number.
3. "Residence" means the person's dwelling place, whether permanent or temporary.