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Adam Walsh Act Implementation Grant Program

Opportunity ID
SMART-2017-11260
Solicitation Status
Closed
Fiscal Year
2017
Closing Date
Posting Date
Description
The Support for Adam Walsh Act (AWA) Implementation Grant Program assists jurisdictions with developing and/or enhancing programs designed to implement the requirements of SORNA. In summary, SORNA requires: (1) all States, the District of Columbia, the principal U.S. territories, and participating federally-recognized Indian tribes to maintain a sex offender registry; and (2) sex offenders to register and maintain a current registration in each jurisdiction where the offender resides, is an employee, or is a student. SORNA also sets forth requirements for jurisdictions' to include: specified required information, the applicable frequency and duration of registration, participation in the National Sex Offender Public Website (NSOPW), and utilization of the SORNA Exchange Portal.

Awards

Number of Awards: 49
Total Amount Awarded: $12,051,873

Date Created: July 6, 2017