Central, SC asked in Criminal Law for South Carolina

Q: is 16-15-355 a tier 1 or tier 2 offense? i can not find any info in south carolina law.

trying to find out what tier this crime falls under. i was charged in 1997 for it. trying to find out when i can apply for removal from registry and it depends on what tier..

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Casey Brown
Casey Brown
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Columbia, SC
  • Licensed in South Carolina

A: The answer would depend on what day of 1997 the person began registering. This is a tier II offense and the person must wait 25 years from the start of registration to apply for removal since the Powell v Keel case and the law change in May 2022.

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