Residence: Cannot reside within 1,000 feet of any child care facility, church, school, areas where minors congregate.
Employment: Cannot be employed or volunteer at any child care facility, church, school, or at or by any business or entity that is located within 1000 feet of said.
Some states provide exceptions for churches, but many do not.
Baddour let stand the portion of the law that prohibits sex offenders from "the premises of any place intended primarily for the use, care, or supervision of minors," such as schools, children's museums, day care centers and playgrounds.
State lawmakers expanded restrictions on sex offenders last year by banning them from being within 300 feet of any place intended for the use, care or supervision of children and from "any place where minors gather for regularly scheduled educational, recreational or social programs."James Nichols and Frank De Maio were indicted in May on charges of violating the law by attending Moncure Baptist Church, which has a nursery and regular programs for children. Nichols was convicted twice of indecent liberties with a teen girl and most recently of attempted second-degree rape in 2003.
De Maio was convicted twice of taking indecent liberties with children.
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Use the contact form on the profiles to connect with a Georgia attorney for legal advice.— A judge in Chatham County ruled Thursday that part of the state law restricting the activities of registered sex offenders is to too vague to be enforced, and he declared it unconstitutional.Superior Court Judge Allen Baddour also dismissed criminal charges against two men who had been indicted under the law because they were around children while attending church.Georgia Chatham County Criminal Background Check Description: A Chatham County Georgia Criminal Check covers the past 7 years and will return convictions or deferred judgments.Searches will cover the Superior and State courts for Felony and Misdemeanor cases. Some county criminal background checks may take longer due to court procedures or if additional records need to be ordered.Aggravated Assault with intent to Rape Residence: cannot reside within 1,000 feet of any child care facility, school, or area where minors congregate (does not include churches, swimming pools, library).