Senate Bill 384 Information

The California Department of Justice (CA DOJ) Sex Offender Registry has developed the following information in reference to Senate Bill (SB) 384. The information provided below is general information and is not intended as legal advice.

Effective January 1, 2021, SB 384 transitioned California's lifetime sex offender registration schema to a tier-based schema. SB 384 established three tiers of registration for adult registrants for periods of 10 years, 20 years, and life, and two tiers of registration for juvenile registrants for periods of 5 years and 10 years. SB384 allows the registrant to petition the superior court or juvenile court for termination of their sex offender registration requirement on or after their next birthday after July 1, 2021, following expiration of their mandated minimum registration period.

SB 384 Fact Sheet

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ's California Tiered Sex Offender Registration for Registrants

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Judicial Forms (Link is to an external site:

Forms are available here, on the Marin County Superior Court website. Links to forms are in the Termination of Sex Offender Registration section.