Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2015, $80,000)
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. § 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. This award will allow the State to complete the update of the SOR software. This award will allow the state of Oklahome to complete the update of the Sex Offender Registration software. The project goal is to implement additional upgrades and enhancements to the Sex Offender Registration System that will improve the overall system and user experience.