But his inability to find post-release housing approved for sex offenders will likely force him to complete his entire sentence through January 2019 – an extra six years that will cost state taxpayers over 0,000.“The only thing I need now is a residence where I can get out and start doing everything else that I’m supposed to be doing: getting a job, doing my registration and all that,” Hartley said.Sex offenders are also subject to housing restrictions.
In many states, the age of consent for males and females is different.
In some states, there is an exception to the age of consent law if the two partners are close to the same age (usually a 2 or 3 year difference), and in most of those states, punishments are harsher if one of the partners is significantly older than the other.
“You have to realize that yes, if they were out, they could be saving us money,” acknowledged Tracy Dibenedetto, the state’s Office of Adult Services program director. they get out and they don’t have a place to go, which is a violation of law, which means they get ...
put back in [prison].” It costs taxpayers an average of $51.93 a day to incarcerate an offender as opposed to $24.39 at a community corrections facility and just $2.63 for parole or probation supervision.
Every state has laws which dictate at what age a person can legally consent to sex, called “age of consent” laws.