A Whose convictions for a sexual offense or violent sexual offense occurred prior to January 1, ; B Who were not on probation, parole or any other alternative to incarceration for a sexual offense or prior sexual offense on or after January 1, ; C Who were discharged from probation, parole or any other alternative to incarceration for a sexual offense or violent sexual offense prior to January 1, ; or D Who were discharged from incarceration without supervision for a sexual offense or violent sexual offense prior to January 1, Having to register as a sex offender is one of the worst consequences getting convicted for a sex offense. Those sex offenders being released from prison should register with the Tennessee Department of Correction within 48 hours prior to their release from incarceration. It brands you in the eyes of the public. For purposes of this subdivision a 6 , "a material change in employment or vocational status" includes being terminated involuntarily from the offender's employment or vocation, voluntarily terminating the employment or vocation, taking different employment or the same employment at a different location, changing shifts or substantially changing the offender's hours of work at the same employment or vocation, taking additional employment, reducing the offender's employment or any other change in the offender's employment or vocation that differs from that which the offender originally registered. But if they qualify, some people can get their names removed from the list. A If incarcerated in a state, federal or private penal facility, with the warden or the warden's designee; or B If incarcerated in a local jail, with the sheriff or the sheriffs designee. You were convicted of statutory rape and there was less than a ten-year age differential between you and the victim at the time of the offense. You are on the Tennessee sex offender registry only because you were required to be on the registry in another state, and you have been removed from that state's registry. If you are eligible, he or she can gather the required proof and seek the removal of your name from the registry.