Requests for Reallocation of Byrne JAG Funding Penalty
The Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) set forth a penalty for jurisdictions that failed to substantially implement SORNA by the July 27, 2011, deadline. arrow More

SORNA Implementation Update
The SMART Office has received information from nearly all States and territories and the District of Columbia regarding their progress toward substantial implementation of SORNA.arrow More

International Tracking of Sex Offenders Working Group
When SORNA was enacted and its final guidelines were published, the U.S. Department of Justice was tasked with creating a tracking system for sex offenders who depart and reenter the United States.arrow More

SMART Funding
The SMART Office will continue funding the Support for Adam Walsh Act Implementation Grant Program and also plans to fund sex offender risk assessment research and the development and enhancement of COSA programs. arrow More

New SMART Staff
The SMART Office announces the addition of two new staff to its team: Faith A. Baker and Sharon-Beth Kristal. arrow More

SMART Office Launches New Initiative
In March 2011, the SMART Office began work on SOMAPI, a project designed to assess the state of research and practice in sex offender management. arrow More