"The system is too dependent on the registrant themselves being responsible," he said. "They are told by the court to go and do it, and most people do. But there are some people who don't, and when they don't, we have no way of knowing who they are until we come across them in some other way."
Leno's bill is looking to change that. The bill, which will go before the Assembly Appropriations Committee next week, would allocate $20 million to the implementation of county and regional Sexual Assault Felony Enforcement teams, Velayas said.
"They can knock on doors, they can deal with the fact that not everyone registers as per their parole," Leno said.