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Miami Tribe of Oklahoma SORNA Program Grant

Award Information

Award #
2018-AW-BX-0023
Location
Congressional District
Status
Open
Funding First Awarded
2019
Total funding (to date)
$100,000
Original Solicitation

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2019, $100,000)

The Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006 (AWA) authorizes the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART) to administer grants to assist states, the District of Columbia, U.S. territories and tribal jurisdictions in developing and/or enhancing sex offender registration and notification programs that support substantial implementation of Title I of the AWA, the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA). SORNA was enacted to protect the public from convicted sex offenders and offenders against children by establishing a comprehensive national system for the registration of those offenders. AWA grant funds will be used by Miami Tribe of Oklahoma to 1) continue funding salaries for the full-time SORNA officer, secretarial duties and supervision; 2) provide additional training for police officers; 3) reform the tribe's SORNA task force; and 4) move the task force forward. ca/ncf

Date Created: September 19, 2018