Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006 : Public Law 109-248 : H.R. 4472
Index of Federal Child Welfare Laws
United States Congress
Published: July 37, 2006
Acts to protect children from sexual exploitation and violent crime, to prevent child abuse and child pornography, and to promote Internet safety. Title I, Subtitle C requires national criminal background and child abuse registry checks before approval of any foster or adoptive placement. Title VI, Subtitle C requires the Department of Health and Human Services to establish a national registry of substantiated cases of child abuse and neglect.
sex offender registries; background investigations; federal aid; sexual exploitation