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Yakama Nation Sex Offender Registration Program

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2015, $162,573)

The Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering and Tracking (SMART) Support for Adam Walsh Act Implementation Grant Program assists jurisdictions with developing and/or enhancing programs designed to implement and maintain requirements of the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA). 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. SORNA is Title I of the Adam Walsh Act (42 U.S.C. 16901, et seq.). This 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.

Date Created: September 18, 2015