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Rhode Island Sex Offender Registration and Community Notification Project

Award Information

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Original Solicitation

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2012, $56,468)

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. The Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA), which is part of the Adam Walsh Act, was enacted to protect the public from convicted sex offenders by establishing a comprehensive national system for the registration and notification of those offenders. The state of Rhode Island will utilize funds for the development and/or enhancement of programs designed to implement SORNA portion of the Adam Walsh Act (42 U.S.C. § 16901, et seq.). This project will enable Rhode Island to provide the general public access to information regarding sex offenders living in their communities through the creation of a community notification website. NCA/NCF

Date Created: August 27, 2012