Is the Adam Walsh Act failing in the States?

I suppose the $12 to $37 million that it would cost each state to implement isn’t worth a child’s life. The individual states would rather loose 10% of their funding than put this act in motion by July 27. Sad shame.
clipped from www.pcmag.com

States Failing to Comply with Sex Offender Registry

States are required to comply with the Adam Walsh Act by July 27 or lose a portion of their federal funding for state and local law enforcement agencies. But three years after the bill’s enactment, not one state has made any real progress on implementation, a House Judiciary chairman said Tuesday.

“I do think it will help reduce crime,” said Ernie Allen, president and CEO for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. “The system in place today in most states … just doesn’t work, and there needs to be a commitment, whether it’s with federal dollars or state dollars, to do a meaningful follow up. Right now it’s not being done.”

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