The purpose of the Camp CORI/SORI form is to ensure that all adult leaders attending summer camping programs at Treasure Valley Scout Reservation have up to date background checks on file with the Heart of New England Council, Inc.
Heart of New England Council, Inc. has been certified by the Criminal History Systems Board for access to convictions and pending criminal case data. As an applicant/employee for the position described below. I understand that a criminal record check will be conducted for convictions and pending criminal case information only and that is will not necessary disqualify me. The information below is correct to the best of my knowledge.
M.G.L. c. 6, § 178I REQUEST FOR SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY INFORMATION
All requests for sex offender information must be made on this form and mailed to the Sex Offender Registry Board, Attn: SORI Coordinator, P.O. Box 4547, Salem, MA 01970, along with a self-addressed stamped
The Board will provide a report that includes the following information: whether the person identified is a sex offender with an obligation to register, the offense(s) for which the offender was convicted or adjudicated, and the date(s) of the conviction(s) or adjudication(s). Please be advised that the law only permits the public to receive information on sex offenders required to register and finally classified by the Board as a level 2 (moderate risk) or level 3 (high risk) offender. Therefore, information is not available to the public if the identified individual is a level 1 (low risk) offender or if he/she has not yet been finally classified by the Board.
All requests shall be recorded and kept confidential, except to assist or defend in a criminal prosecution.
We swear under the pains and penalties of perjury that we are the above-named organization, at least 18 years of age, and we are requesting information for our own protection, the protection of a child under 18 years of age, or for the protection of another person for whom we have responsibility, care or custody. We hereby request that the following information be used to determine whether the identified individual is a sex offender required to register in Massachusetts.
SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY INFORMATION SHALL NOT BE USED TO COMMIT A CRIME OR TO ENGAGE IN ILLEGAL DISCRIMINATION OR HARASSMENT OF AN OFFENDER. ANY PERSON WHO USES INFORMATION DISCLOSED PURSUANT TO M.G.L. C. 6, §§ 178C – 178Q FOR SUCH PURPOSES SHALL BE PUNISHED BY NOT MORE THAN TWO AND ONE HALF (2 ½) YEARS IN A HOUSE OF CORRECTION OR BY A FINE OF NOT MORE THAN ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($1000.00) OR BOTH (M.G.L. C. 6, § 178N). IN ADDITION, ANY PERSON WHO USES REGISTRY INFORMATION TO THREATEN TO COMMIT A CRIME MAY BE PUNISHED BY A FINE OF NOT MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00) OR BY IMPRISONMENT FOR NOT MORE THAN SIX (6) MONTHS ( M.G.L. C. 275, § 4).