2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 2C - THE NEW JERSEY CODE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Section 2C:43-6.6 - Internet access conditions for certain sex offenders; fourth degree crime.
2C:43-6.6 Internet access conditions for certain sex offenders; fourth degree crime.
1. a. In the case of a person who has been convicted, adjudicated delinquent or found not guilty by reason of insanity for the commission of a sex offense as defined in subsection b. of section 2 of P.L.1994, c.133 (C.2C:7-2), and who is required to register as provided in subsections c. and d. of section 2 of P.L.1994, c.133 (C.2C:7-2), or who is serving a special sentence of community or parole supervision for life as provided in section 2 of P.L.1994, c.130 (C.2C:43-6.4), or who has been convicted, adjudicated delinquent or found not guilty by reason of insanity for a violation of N.J.S.2C:34-3, and where the trier of fact makes a finding that a computer or any other device with Internet capability was used to facilitate the commission of the crime the court shall, in addition to any other disposition, order the following Internet access conditions:
(1)Prohibit the person from accessing or using a computer or any other device with Internet capability without the prior written approval of the court except, if such person is on probation or parole, the person may use a computer or any other device with Internet capability in connection with that person's employment or search for employment with the prior approval of the person's probation or parole officer;
(2)Require the person to submit to periodic unannounced examinations of the person's computer or any other device with Internet capability by a probation officer, parole officer, law enforcement officer or assigned computer or information technology specialist, including the retrieval and copying of all data from the computer or device and any internal or external peripherals and removal of such information, equipment or device to conduct a more thorough inspection;
(3)Require the person to submit to the installation on the person's computer or device with Internet capability, at the person's expense, one or more hardware or software systems to monitor the Internet use; and
(4)Require the person to submit to any other appropriate restrictions concerning the person's use or access of a computer or any other device with Internet capability.
b.A person who fails to comply with the Internet access conditions set forth in this section shall be guilty of a crime of the fourth degree.
c.The appropriate agency heads shall promulgate guidelines which set forth standards to guide agency action in regard to the specific Internet access conditions which may be imposed on a person pursuant to the provisions of this act.
d.The Attorney General or the County Prosecutor may petition the court to impose restrictions pursuant to this section upon any person who is required to register as provided in section 2 of P.L.1994, c.133 (C.2C:7-2) for a sex offense set forth in paragraph (3) of subsection b. of section 2 of P.L.1994, c.133 (C.2C:7-2).
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