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NCJ Number: 250897 Find in a Library
Title: Model Tribal Sex Offender Registration Code/Ordinance (SORNA Compliant Language) - Revised
Date Published: 2011
Page Count: 24
Sponsoring Agency: Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART)
Document: PDF
Type: Legislation/Policy Description; Legislative/Regulatory Material
Format: Document; Document (Online)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This is the 2011 revised edition of the Model Tribal Sex Offender Registration Code/Ordinance, which contains language that complies with the provisions of the Federal Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA), including supplemental guidelines and additions of the Tribal Law and Order Act (TOLA).
Abstract: In providing this revision, the U.S. Justice Department’s Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART), which administers the implementation of SORNA, advises that tribes are to view this model law only as a guide and a source of information that each tribe should consider in determining how to comply with SORNA. This document does indicate, however, what tribes must do in order to comply with the implementation of SORNA’s provisions. It also includes notes highlighted in bold text that are intended to motivate tribal leaders to consider other relevant issues as they meet to discuss potential code/ordinance development. The eight chapters of this document address general matters, terminology and registerable offenses, tiering of offenses, required information, registration logistics, the public sex offender registry website, immunity, and crimes and civil sanctions.
Main Term(s): Model law
Index Term(s): American Indians; Indian affairs; Indian justice; Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART); Sex Offender Registration; Sex offenders; SMART Resources; Tribal
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