42 U.S. Code Chapter 151 - CHILD PROTECTION AND SAFETY

SUBCHAPTER I—SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION AND NOTIFICATION Sec. 16901. Declaration of purpose. 16902. Establishment of program.
Part A—Sex Offender Registration and Notification

16911. Relevant definitions, including Amie Zyla expansion of sex offender definition and expanded inclusion of child predators. 16912. Registry requirements for jurisdictions. 16913. Registry requirements for sex offenders. 16914. Information required in registration. 16915. Duration of registration requirement. 16915a. Direction to the Attorney General. 16915b. Checking system for social networking websites. 16916. Periodic in person verification. 16917. Duty to notify sex offenders of registration requirements and to register. 16918. Public access to sex offender information through the Internet. 16919. National Sex Offender Registry. 16920. Dru Sjodin National Sex Offender Public Website. 16921. Megan Nicole Kanka and Alexandra Nicole Zapp Community Notification Program. 16922. Actions to be taken when sex offender fails to comply. 16923. Development and availability of registry management and website software. 16924. Period for implementation by jurisdictions. 16925. Failure of jurisdiction to comply. 16926. Sex Offender Management Assistance (SOMA) program. 16927. Election by Indian tribes. 16928. Registration of sex offenders entering the United States. 16929. Immunity for good faith conduct.
Part B—Improving Federal Criminal Law Enforcement To Ensure Sex Offender Compliance With Registration and Notification Requirements and Protection of Children From Violent Predators

16941. Federal assistance with respect to violations of registration requirements. 16942. Project Safe Childhood. 16943. Federal assistance in identification and location of sex offenders relocated as a result of a major disaster. 16944. Expansion of training and technology efforts. 16945. Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking.
Part C—Access to Information and Resources Needed To Ensure That Children Are Not Attacked or Abused

16961. Access to national crime information databases. 16962. Schools SAFE Act. SUBCHAPTER II—CIVIL COMMITMENT OF DANGEROUS SEX OFFENDERS 16971. Jimmy Ryce State civil commitment programs for sexually dangerous persons. SUBCHAPTER III—GRANTS AND OTHER PROVISIONS 16981. Pilot program for monitoring sexual offenders. 16982. Assistance for prosecution of cases cleared through use of DNA backlog clearance funds. 16983. Grants to combat sexual abuse of children. 16984. Grants for fingerprinting programs for children. 16985. Grants for Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network. 16986. Children’s safety online awareness campaigns. 16987. Grants for online child safety programs. 16988. Jessica Lunsford Address Verification Grant Program. 16989. Fugitive Safe Surrender. 16990. National registry of substantiated cases of child abuse. 16991. Annual report on enforcement of registration requirements.

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