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Introduced in House (09/22/2005)

Protecting Our Children Act of 2005 - Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act - Requires: (1) each state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and each federally recognized Indian tribe to maintain a sex offender registry; and (2) each sex offender to register in the jurisdictions where the offender resides, is an employee, and is a student.

Requires the Attorney General to: (1) maintain a National Sex Offender Registry at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); (2) establish a Sex Offender Management Assistance program; and (3) provide technical assistance to jurisdictions in identifying and locating sex offenders relocated as a result of Hurricane Katrina. Authorizes the Attorney General to make grants to apprehend sex offenders. Establishes within the Department of Justice a Children's Safety Office.

DNA Fingerprinting Act of 2005 - Amends: (1) the DNA Identification Act of 1994 to expand the scope of DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) samples to be included in the National DNA Index System; and (2) the DNA Analysis Backlog Elimination Act of 2000 to authorize the Attorney General to collect DNA samples from individuals who are arrested, detained, or convicted under U.S. authority.

Prevention and Deterrence of Crimes Against Children Act of 2005 - Increases penalties for violent crimes against minors.

Protection Against Sexual Exploitation of Children Act of 2005 - Increases penalties for sexual offenses against children.

Foster Child Protection and Child Sexual Predator Sentencing Act of 2005 - Requires background checks and checks of national crime information databases and state child abuse registries before approval of foster or adoptive placements.

Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit the sale of a firearm to a person convicted of a misdemeanor sex offense against a minor.

Directs the Attorney General to: (1) create a national register of cases of child abuse or neglect; and (2) establish standards for disseminating that information.

Child Pornography Prevention Act of 2005 - Prohibits producers of visual depictions of actual sexually explicit conduct from refusing to permit the Attorney General to conduct inspections of records at business premises. Modifies the definition of "produces" to include actually filming, videotaping, photographing, or digitally manipulating an image of an actual human being that contains a visual depiction of such conduct.

Prohibits misappropriating the personally identifiable information of a minor.