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FY21 Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Support for Adam Walsh Act

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Competitive Discretionary
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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2021, $400,000)

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) will use its grant funds to strengthen the state's implementation of SORNA. TBI’s  grant funds will support 1) overtime pay for SOR analysts/staff for a SOR digitization project in which a backlog of SOR registry documentation requires scanning and auditing prior to being put into the system; 2) procurement of contracts to add Juvenile Offender Classification to SOR applications, add a legal lock-down feature for out-of-state offender classifications, increase local agencies’ ability to add and access supplemental offender images save and store pages for SOR, and hire a part-time temporary investigator to aid in absconder investigations and compliance operations; and 3) travel for the part-time investigator/absconder liaison.

Date Created: October 25, 2021