Extension Request for SORNA Compliance
If your jurisdiction plans to request an extension for SORNA implementation, the SMART Office asks that all extension requests be submitted by April 27, 2009. arrow More

Specific Offenses Included Under SORNA
Most jurisdictions are familiar with the general categories of sex offenses that require registration under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA); however, several sex offenses encompassed by SORNA merit special mention. arrow More

2009 National Symposium on Sex Offender Management and Accountability
This year's SMART Office symposium is being held in Houston, Texas, from April 21–23, 2009. The symposium will encompass both plenary and breakout sessions with three tracks: policy, law enforcement and supervision, and Indian country. arrow More

2008 Grant Awards and Future Funding Opportunities
In September 2008, the SMART Office awarded 27 grants, totaling $3.9 million, under the Support for Adam Walsh Act Implementation Grant Program. In addition, the office anticipates releasing two solicitations in Fiscal Year 2009. arrow More

Justice Department and Indian Law Expert Working Groups Convened
The SMART Office has convened two Indian Country working groups. The first group is focusing on issues of law raised in SORNA implementation in Indian Country. The second group is working on a SORNA-compliant template or sample language for tribal leaders to consider while working toward implementation. arrow More