If the Court imposes a special sentence committing the offender to the custody of the Director of the Iowa Department of Corrections for the rest of the person's life, the following shall apply: A state law already prohibits sex offenders whose victims were minors from living within 2, feet of a school or day care center. Almost half a century ago, the United States Supreme Court recognized a federal constitutional right to interstate travel. City of Cincinnati, F. At times, it has been attributed to the Privileges and Immunities Clauses of Article IV and the Fourteenth Amendment and to the Commerce Clause or has been inferred from the federal structure of government created by the Federal Constitution. Why don't you grab your shoes. At the same time, he and others, including law enforcement officials, acknowledge residency restrictions do little to prevent sexual abuse of children, which occurs mostly in the home. The issues remaining on appeal concern the constitutional application of sexual offender residency restrictions to Formaro. Accuracy and availability may vary. We addressed whether section A. Under state law, sex offenders whose victims were minors cannot live within 2, feet of a school or day-care facility. With the consent of the parties, the case was submitted to the district court on the record established at the December hearing on the application for a temporary injunction. O'Meara and Roger J. All such situations or incidents shall be reported to the District Director and documented. The existence and breadth of a federal and state constitutional right to intrastate travel thus remains a live wire. David Schaper In Iowa, officials in Polk County vote Tuesday on whether to further restrict where sex offenders may live. Wendy Weatherly calls the 2,foot law ridiculous.