Brownsville City Commission looking at creating sex offender laws
Fri, 05 Nov 2010 15:42:27 GMT —
It TMs a topic discussed all around the country.
From Jessica Lunsford to Jennifer Short, citizens are trying to get more laws in place to keeps sex offenders away from kids.
According to Brownsville Commissioner Eduardo Camarillo, there are 202 sex offenders currently living inside Brownsville city limits.
There are currently no laws in place, in the City of Brownsville, for where sex offenders can live and gather.
School and city officials want to change that.
City commissioners came up with a new ordinance on election night stating that sex offenders must register with the state database and cannot live or gather within 1000 feet of schools, churches or anywhere else children may socialize.
City commissioners say they held off on the vote for another two weeks and say they want opinions from the public.