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Chippewa Cree Tribe SORNA Program

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Competitive Discretionary
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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2015, $257,821)

The Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006 (AWA) (42 U.S.C. § 16909, et seq.; Pub. L. 113-235, 128 Stat. 2130, 2193) authorizes the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART) to administer sex offender management grants. These grants assist states, the District of Columbia, U.S. principal 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, 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.

The Chippewa Cree Tribe (CCT) will maintain to support compliance with SORNA through the development and enhancement of the Tribe’s registration and notification program or functions by notifying and registering all sex offender as measure by project records and client files. During the same project period, the CCT will support and enhance infrastructure for implementation of SORNA by hiring a Project Coordinator and continuing community outreach/activities. In addition CCT will implement and maintain records management projects for SORNA by converting documents to digital format as required by SORNA, and support, collaborate and communicate with committed partners and coordinated inter-agencies (locally, regionally and federally) by sharing sex offender data and information needed for SORNA compliance. ca/ncf

Date Created: September 14, 2015