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2021 SORNA Re-Allocation Grant Program

Award Information

Award #
15PBJA-21-GG-00309-JAGS
Location
Congressional District
Status
Open
Funding First Awarded
2021
Total funding (to date)
$131,325

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2021, $131,325)

<p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">The state will use this award to enhance programs designed to implement the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) portion of the Adam Walsh Act (42 U.S.C. &sect; 16901, et seq.). The Adam Walsh Act (AWA) is designed to protect children and adults from sexual exploitation and violent crime, prevent child abuse and child pornography, promote Internet safety, and honor the memory of Adam Walsh and other crime victims. SORNA was enacted to protect the public from convicted sex offenders by establishing a comprehensive national system for the registration and notification of those offenders. </span></span></span></span></p> <p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt">&nbsp;</p> <p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">SORNA funds will be used for developing and/or enhancing sex offender registration and notification programs that support substantial implementation of Title 1 of the AWA, known as the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA).</span></span></span></span></p>

Date Created: September 28, 2021