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SMART: Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking

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Looking for a portal to a wealth of information about sex offending and sex offender management? Then this website is a must. It is home to the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART). "The SMART Office was authorized in the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006, which was signed into law on July 27, 2006. The responsibilities of the SMART Office include providing jurisdictions with guidance regarding the implementation of the Adam Walsh Act, and providing technical assistance to the states, territories, Indian tribes, local governments, and to public and private organizations. The SMART Office also tracks important legislative and legal developments related to sex offenders and administers grant programs related to the registration, notification, and management of sex offenders." Access is provided to: about SMART; SORNA (Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act); Indian Country; legislative history; case law updates; funding opportunities; National Symposium; tools and resources—SORNA tools, education and prevention, newsletters and publications, press releases, and links; newsroom; and the National Sex Offender Public Website (NSOPW).