42 U.S. Code § 16923 - Development and availability of registry management and website software

(a) Duty to develop and support
The Attorney General shall, in consultation with the jurisdictions, develop and support software to enable jurisdictions to establish and operate uniform sex offender registries and Internet sites.
(b) Criteria
The software should facilitate—
(1) immediate exchange of information among jurisdictions;
(2) public access over the Internet to appropriate information, including the number of registered sex offenders in each jurisdiction on a current basis;
(3) full compliance with the requirements of this subchapter; and
(4) communication of information to community notification program participants as required under section 16921 of this title.
(c) Deadline
The Attorney General shall make the first complete edition of this software available to jurisdictions within 2 years of July 27, 2006.


(Pub. L. 109–248, title I, § 123,July 27, 2006, 120 Stat. 598.)
References in Text

This subchapter, referred to in subsec. (b)(3), was in the original “this title”, meaning title I of Pub. L. 109–248, July 27, 2006, 120 Stat. 590, known as the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act. For complete classification of title I to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 16901 of this title and Tables.

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