How to Get off the Sex Offenders List

February 12, 2014

Sex offender registration in Texas can now be terminated early in some cases, thanks to House Bill 867. This law allows those who have been convicted of certain sex crimes to “deregister” in order to be fairer to those who may pose no danger to the general public.

In order to qualify for deregistration, your conviction must meet certain requirements. One of the biggest requirements is that the crime must have required a longer registration period under state law than what is mandated by federal law. A few of the crimes that could fall into this category include: