Legislative Alert: President Bush Signs Sex Offender Legislation

On July 27, President Bush signed into law legislation (HR 4472) designed to strengthen federal registration requirements for convicted sex offenders. The bill also makes failing to register a federal crime and creates a national sex offender registry. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, called the bill “the most comprehensive child … Continue reading Legislative Alert: President Bush Signs Sex Offender Legislation