The sex offender registry will provide law enforcement with the tools needed in investigating criminal offenses. A The registry is under the direction of the Chief of the State Law Enforcement Division SLED and shall contain information the chief considers necessary to assist law enforcement in the location of persons convicted of certain offenses. B SLED shall include and cross-reference alias names in the registry. If evidence is presented at the criminal proceeding and the court makes a specific finding on the record that the conviction obtained for this offense resulted from consensual sexual conduct, as contained in Section B 2 provided the offender is eighteen years of age or less, or consensual sexual conduct between persons under sixteen years of age, the convicted person is not an offender and is not required to register pursuant to the provisions of this article; 6 criminal sexual conduct with minors, third degree Section C ; 7 engaging a child for sexual performance Section ; 8 producing, directing, or promoting sexual performance by a child Section ; 9 criminal sexual conduct: Any person required to register shall also be required to re-register within ten days following any change of residence. Review individual state conditions before use. Statistics show that sex offenders often pose a high risk of re-offending. Registered sex offenders in South Carolina Registered sex offenders in the US Your use of this information constitutes agreement to the following terms City-data. Provide the community with public information on registered sex offenders by ensuring that all registered sex offenders are listed on the Sex Offender Registry Website for South Carolina and the information on the offender is current. For additional information or questions regarding the Sex Offender Registry please contact Cpl. C For purposes of this article, a person who has been convicted of, pled guilty or nolo contendere to, or been adjudicated delinquent for any of the following offenses shall be referred to as an offender: A person who has been found not guilty by reason of insanity shall not be required to register pursuant to the provisions of this article unless and until the person is declared to no longer be insane or is ordered to register by the trial judge. A person who has been convicted, adjudicated delinquent, pled guilty or nolo contendere, or found not guilty by reason of insanity in any court in a foreign country may raise as a defense to a prosecution for failure to register that the offense in the foreign country was not equivalent to any offense in this State for which he would be required to register and may raise as a defense that the conviction, adjudication, plea, or finding in the foreign country was based on a proceeding or trial in which the person was not afforded the due process of law as guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States and this State.