34 U.S.C.
United States Code, 2019 Edition
Title 34 - CRIME CONTROL AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
Subtitle II - Protection of Children and Other Persons
CHAPTER 209 - CHILD PROTECTION AND SAFETY
SUBCHAPTER I - SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION AND NOTIFICATION
Part A - Sex Offender Registration and Notification
Sec. 20921 - National Sex Offender Registry
From the U.S. Government Publishing Office, www.gpo.gov

§20921. National Sex Offender Registry

(a) Internet

The Attorney General shall maintain a national database at the Federal Bureau of Investigation for each sex offender and any other person required to register in a jurisdiction's sex offender registry. The database shall be known as the National Sex Offender Registry.

(b) Electronic forwarding

The Attorney General shall ensure (through the National Sex Offender Registry or otherwise) that updated information about a sex offender is immediately transmitted by electronic forwarding to all relevant jurisdictions.

(Pub. L. 109–248, title I, §119, July 27, 2006, 120 Stat. 596.)

Codification

Section was formerly classified to section 16919 of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare, prior to editorial reclassification and renumbering as this section.