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SMART FY 2022 Maintenance and Operation of the Dru Sjodin National Sex Offender Public Website

Opportunity ID
O-SMART-2022-171259
Solicitation Status
Open
Fiscal Year
2022
Closing Date
Posting Date
Solicitation Type
Competitive
Grants.gov Deadline
May 31, 2022, 11:59 pm Eastern
Application JustGrants Deadline
June 13, 2022, 5:00 pm Eastern
Description

Through this opportunity, the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking seeks applications for funding to maintain and operate the Dru Sjodin National Sex Offender Public Website (NSOPW.gov). NSOPW enables the public and law enforcement to search existing state, territory and tribal sex offender registries for public sex offender data.

The SMART Office assists jurisdictions with developing and enhancing programs designed to implement the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) of the Adam Walsh Act (34 U.S.C. § 20901, Title I et seq.). The purpose of the Adam Walsh Act is 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. NSOPW.gov is a critical component of SORNA’s scheme to provide a comprehensive national sex offender registration and notification system to notify and protect the public from sex offenders.

Date Created: April 13, 2022