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2016 SORNA - Virginia

Award Information

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Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)
Original Solicitation

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2016, $189,284)

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. The Virginia Department of State Police (VSP) will use SORNA Reallocation funds to improve the reporting of Virginia’s sex offender information to the NCIC’s National Convicted Sexual Offender Registry file and to the public at large. NCA/NCF

Date Created: September 5, 2016