Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2011, $22,500)
The Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006 (AWA) (Pub. L. 109-248, 42 U.S.C. § 16901, et seq) authorizes the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART) to administer sex offender management grants. These grants assist state, local and tribal jurisdictions in developing and/or enhancing sex offender registration and notification programs that support substantial implementation of Title I of the AWA, known as 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.
Port Gamble S'Klallam Department of Public Safety will obtain finger and palm prints from registered sex offenders and put into operation the obtaining, effective storing, and accurate dissemination of finger and palm print data to the appropriate governmental entities pursuant to the requirements and provisions of SORNA. ca/ncf