In Louisiana every person convicted of a sex offense must register as a Sex Offender!

The Louisiana State Police website has the List of Crimes that Require Registration as a Sex Offender which are reprinted here for your convenience.

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The following list contains the specific sections of the Louisiana Criminal Code and the offenses for which registration as a Sex Offender is required.

A person convicted of any of the following offenses when the victim is an adult is classified as a sex offender.

A person convicted of any of the following offenses when the victim is under the age of 18 and the defendant is not the parent of the victim is classified as a sex offender and may also be classified as a child predator.

Sex Offenses Against Minors
Offenses against minors are defined as criminal offenses against a victim who is under the age of 18 and the offender is not the parent of the victim. A person convicted of one of the following offenses when the victim is a minor and not the child of the offender is classified as a Child Predator. 

DEFINITIONS: 

Tier I Sex Offender: A person convicted of committing or attempting to commit any of the following enumerated sex offenses or a comparable offense under the laws of another state. 

All offenses requiring registration other than those defined in 15:541 as “aggravated offenses” or “sexual offenses against a victim who is a minor” will have a 15 year registration period. To be conducted annually.

Tier I Sex Offenses

Statute

Description

14:43(A)(3)

Simple Rape under subsection (3)

14:43.1

Sexual Battery of Victim 18 and over

14:43.5

Intentional Exposure to Aids

14:45.1

Interference with child custody – other than by parent

14:46

False Imprisonment of child under 18 – other than by parent

14:46.1

False Imprisonment of child under 18 with weapon

14:78

Incest

14:80

Felony Carnal Knowledge 
(except if waived by court pursuant to 15:542(F)(2)

14:81

Indecent Behavior with Juveniles

14:81.4

Prohibited Sexual Conduct between educator and student

14:89

Crime Against Nature

14:92(A)(7)

Contributing to the Delinquency of Juveniles

14:106(5)

Obscenity through solicitation of a minor

14:283

Video Voyeurism

14:283.1

Voyeurism

23:251

Minors under 16: prohibited employments or occupations

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Tier II Child Predator: A person convicted of committing or attempting to commit any of the following enumerated offenses or a comparable offense under the laws of another state when the victim is a minor and the defendant is not the parent of the victim. 

All offenses defined in 15:541( 9.1) as “sexual offenses against a victim who is a minor” will have a 25 year registration period. To be conducted semi-annually.

Tier II Sex Offenses

Statute

Description

14:43.1

Sexual Battery of Minor under 18 years of age

14:43.3

Oral Sexual Battery

14:46.2(B)(2)

Human Trafficking

14:78.1

Aggravated Incest under circumstances not in Tier III

14:81.1

Possession, Production and/or Distribution of Child Porn

14:81.2

Molestation of a juvenile or a person with a physical or mental disability (R.S. 14:81.2), except when prosecuted under the provisions of R.S. 14:81.2(C)(1), (D)(1), or (D)(2)

14:81.3

Computer Aided Solicitation

14:82.1

Prostitution: Persons Under Seventeen

14:83

Soliciting for prostitutes when the persons being solicited for prostitution are under the age of 18 years

14:83.1

Inciting prostitution when the prostitution involves persons under the age of eighteen years.

14:83.2

Promoting prostitution when the prostitution being promoted involves persons under the age of eighteen years

14:84 (1),(3),(5), and (6)

Pandering when victim is under 18 years of age

14:86

Enticing of minor into Prostitution

14:282

Operation of places of prostitution when the prostitution involves persons under the age of eighteen years

 

Tier III Aggravated Offense: A person convicted of committing or attempting to commit any of the following enumerated sex offenses or a comparable offense under the laws of another state. 
All offenses defined in 15:541(1) as “aggravated offenses” will have a lifetime registration period. To be conducted quarterly.

Tier III Sex Offenses

Statute Description

14:42   Aggravated Rape

14:42.1            Forcible Rape

14:43   Simple Rape under subsection A(1) and (2)

14:43.1(c)(2)  Sexual Battery of a child under the age of 13

14:43.2            Second Degree Sexual Battery

14:44   Aggravated Kidnapping of a minor

14:44.1            Second Degree Kidnapping of a minor under 18

14:44.2            Aggravated Kidnapping of a child

14:45   Simple Kidnapping of a minor under 18

14:46.3            Trafficking of children for sexual purposes

14:78.1            Aggravated Incest involving sexual intercourse, 2nd degree sexual battery, or oral sexual battery

14:81.2(E)(1)  Molestation of a juvenile or a person with a physical or mental disability prosecuted under the provisions of R.S. 14:81.2(C)(1), (D)(1), or (D)(2)

14:89.1            Aggravated Crime Against Nature

14:93.5            Sexual Battery