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FY 12 SORNA Compliance Reallocation Project

Award Information

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Original Solicitation

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2012, $171,831)

The Washington Department of Commerce will develop programs designed to implement the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) portion of the Adam Walsh Act (42 U.S.C. § 16901, et seq.). The Adam Walsh Act 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. Through this project, Washington seeks to enhance and facilitate jurisdictional implementation of SORNA by supporting efforts of local units of government to develop or enhance tribal jurisdictions efforts to address victim and public safety and to improve the public sex offender registry systems to support SORNA compliance. NCA/NCF

Date Created: August 21, 2012