Many states fall short of federal sex offender law
Published 10/06/2012, The Jamestown Sun
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Nearly three dozen states have failed to meet conditions of a 2006 federal law that requires them to join a nationwide program to track sex offenders, including five states that have completely given up on the effort because of persistent doubts about how it works and how much it costs.Word count: 748
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