The U. S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering and Tracking is seeking applications for planning up to three regional Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) workshop, and a National Symposium
on Sex Offender Management and Accountability.
Although the award will be made in 2016, it is anticipated that the National Symposium on Sex Offender Management and Accountability will be held in 201 8. Funding will be made available in subsequent years to support future SORNA workshops and conferences, contingent upon the grantee's performance, overall evaluations, and availability of funds.
This program furthers the Department's mission by assisting states, the District of Columbia, U. S. territories, and certain federally-recognized Indian tribes with implementation and ongoing maintenance of requirements under the Adam Walsh Protection and Safety Act of 2006, specifically Subtitle A of Title I, the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA).