Culver issues statement on pending sex offender legislation

From the governor's office, on pending sex offender legislation discussed at public hearing Monday night:

DES MOINES – Governor Chet Culver issued the following statement today on legislation being considered in the Iowa General Assembly to improve the state’s sex offender laws:

“I applaud the legislature for their bipartisan effort to improve Iowa’s sex offender laws, and thank both the Democratic and Republican leaders for their work on this important issue. I also want to commend the Attorney General and law enforcement officials across Iowa for their overwhelming support to improve this law. I understand that the legislature has reached a bipartisan agreement on a bill that will make our laws tougher and smarter, and keep our communities even safer for our children. I urge the legislature to give their strong bipartisan support to this bill.”

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