[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Passaic 9-22-1994 as Ord. No. 1301-94. Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following definitions shall apply:
- CONVICTED OFFENDER
- Any person who has been convicted of a violation of the following statutes: N.J.S.A. 2C:14-2, N.J.S.A. 2C:14-3 and N.J.S.A. 2C:14-4, where the victim of said crime was a person under the age of 18.
- PERMANENT RESIDENT
- Any person who resides within the City of Passaic for more than 30 days in any one year.
Any convicted offender who becomes a permanent resident of the City of Passaic shall, upon obtaining permanent residence status as defined in this chapter, register at the Passaic Police Department. At the time of registration, the following information shall be supplied by the convicted offender:
Name and social security number.
Driver's license number.
The make, model and license plate number of any motor vehicle owned or used.
The nature of each and every offense committed.
The date of each offense and date of each conviction.
The date of release from custody.
The prosecuting agency for each offense.
The age of the victim for each offense.
The Chief of Police shall maintain a registry of convicted offenders containing the information required in § 240-2 of this chapter in alphabetical order by street name, which registry shall be available at all times for inspection by any person. A copy of the registry shall also be forwarded by the Chief of Police to the Passaic Board of Education.
Unless otherwise provided by law, statute or ordinance, any person charged with violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, pay a fine not less than $100 nor more than $1,000 and be subject to imprisonment for any term not exceeding 90 days, or both.
This chapter shall be liberally construed for the protection of the health, safety and welfare of the people of the municipality.