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The purpose of the Act is to protect the public from recidivist sexual offenders, sexual offenders who use physical violence, and sexual offenders who prey on children. The Act ensures that decisions to release sexual predators into the community are not made on the basis of inadequate space. The Act requires the registration of sexual offenders, with a requirement that complete and accurate information be maintained and accessible for use by law enforcement authorities, communities, and the public. The Act provides for community and public notification concerning the presence of sexual offenders. The Act provides for the collection of data relative to sexual offenses and sexual offenders. The Act requires sexual predators who are released into the community to wear electronic monitoring devices for the rest of their natural life and to pay for such devices. The Act also requires those sentenced to life in prison to serve a minimum of 30 years before being granted a pardon and before becoming eligible for parole. The Act also prohibits sexual predators from working with children, either for compensation or as a volunteer.

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