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States not in compliance with sex offender law

  • Article by: The Associated Press
  • Associated Press
  • October 4, 2012 - 1:53 PM

The following 34 states have been unable to meet conditions of a 2006 federal law that requires them to take part in a nationwide effort to track sex offenders. Five of them — Arizona, Arkansas, California, Nebraska and Texas — have completely given up on the effort, even though it means forfeiting millions of dollars in federal grants.

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kentucky

Maine

Massachusetts

Minnesota

Montana

Nebraska

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Oklahoma

Oregon

Rhode Island

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

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Source: U.S. Department of Justice

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