Text: H.R.2870 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (09/08/2011)


112th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2870

To reauthorize certain programs established by the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
September 8, 2011

Mr. Sensenbrenner (for himself, Ms. Wasserman Schultz, Mr. Lance, Mr. Daniel E. Lungren of California, and Mr. Poe of Texas) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To reauthorize certain programs established by the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Adam Walsh Reauthorization Act of 2011”.

SEC. 2. Sex Offender Management Assistance (SOMA) Program reauthorization.

Section 126(d) of the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006 (42 U.S.C. 16926(d)) is amended to read as follows:

“(d) Authorization of appropriations.—There are authorized to be appropriated to the Attorney General $15,000,000 for each of the fiscal years 2012 through 2016, to be available only for—

“(1) the SOMA program; and

“(2) the Jessica Lunsford Address Verification Grant Program established under section 631.”.

SEC. 3. Reauthorization of Federal assistance with respect to violations of registration requirements.

Section 142(b) of the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006 (42 U.S.C. 16941(b)) is amended by striking “such sums as may be necessary for fiscal years 2007 through 2009” and inserting “$40,000,000 for each of the fiscal years 2012 through 2016”.

SEC. 4. Juvenile Sex Offender Treatment Grants reauthorization.

Section 3012(c) of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 3797ee–1(c)) is amended by striking “$10,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2007 through 2009 to carry out this part” and inserting “$2,979,000 for each of the fiscal years 2012 through 2016 to carry out this section”.

SEC. 5. Reauthorization of funds for additional prosecutors for offenses relating to the sexual exploitation of children.

Section 704 of the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006 (Public Law 109–248) is amended—

(1) in subsection (b), by striking “fiscal year 2007” and inserting “each of fiscal years 2012 through 2016”, and by striking “by not less than 200”; and

(2) in subsection (c), by striking “for fiscal year 2007 such sums as may be necessary to carry out this section” and inserting “to carry out this section $3,000,000 for each of the fiscal years 2012 through 2016”.

SEC. 6. Sex Offender Management.

Section 40152(c) of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 (42 U.S.C. 13941(c)) is amended by striking “2011” and inserting “2010 and $0 for fiscal year 2011 and each subsequent fiscal year”.