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290.  (a) Sections 290 to 290.024, inclusive, shall be known and may
be cited as the Sex Offender Registration Act. All references to
"the Act" in those sections are to the Sex Offender Registration Act.
   (b) Every person described in subdivision (c), for the rest of his
or her life while residing in California, or while attending school
or working in California, as described in Sections 290.002 and
290.01, shall be required to register with the chief of police of the
city in which he or she is residing, or the sheriff of the county if
he or she is residing in an unincorporated area or city that has no
police department, and, additionally, with the chief of police of a
campus of the University of California, the California State
University, or community college if he or she is residing upon the
campus or in any of its facilities, within five working days of
coming into, or changing his or her residence within, any city,
county, or city and county, or campus in which he or she temporarily
resides, and shall be required to register thereafter in accordance
with the Act.
   (c) The following persons shall be required to register:
   Any person who, since July 1, 1944, has been or is hereafter
convicted in any court in this state or in any federal or military
court of a violation of Section 187 committed in the perpetration, or
an attempt to perpetrate, rape or any act punishable under Section
286, 288, 288a, or 289, Section 207 or 209 committed with intent to
violate Section 261, 286, 288, 288a, or 289, Section 220, except
assault to commit mayhem, subdivision (b) and (c) of Section 236.1,
Section 243.4, paragraph (1), (2), (3), (4), or (6) of subdivision
(a) of Section 261, paragraph (1) of subdivision (a) of Section 262
involving the use of force or violence for which the person is
sentenced to the state prison, Section 264.1, 266, or 266c,
subdivision (b) of Section 266h, subdivision (b) of Section 266i,
Section 266j, 267, 269, 285, 286, 288, 288a, 288.3, 288.4, 288.5,
288.7, 289, or 311.1, subdivision (b), (c), or (d) of Section 311.2,
Section 311.3, 311.4, 311.10, 311.11, or 647.6, former Section 647a,
subdivision (c) of Section 653f, subdivision 1 or 2 of Section 314,
any offense involving lewd or lascivious conduct under Section 272,
or any felony violation of Section 288.2; any statutory predecessor
that includes all elements of one of the above-mentioned offenses; or
any person who since that date has been or is hereafter convicted of
the attempt or conspiracy to commit any of the above-mentioned
offenses.

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