Tuesday, August 02, 2005

Jessica Lunsford and Sarah Lunde Act introduced to Congress

7/27/05 Federal Update from NCVC: Bill seeks to assess the effectiveness of electronic monitoring programs for sex offenders. On July 22, Representative Rahm Emanuel (D-IL) introduced the "Jessica Lunsford and Sarah Lunde Act." H.R. 3407 would provide grants to states and local governments to assess the effectiveness of sexual predator electronic monitoring programs. The bill was referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.