Decades ago, Adam Walsh was kidnapped from a shopping mall. The child was later found dead and that’s why former President Bush created the Federal Adam Walsh Child protection and safety act of 2006. Nebraska Lawmakers are voting to increase the number of people that may have to register as sex offenders by bringing our registration rules in line with the Federal law. Senator Mike Friend of Omaha made this his priority bill. Friend explains the extra information that would be a part of the registration of a sex offender.
“It would be expanded to include residency, all residency, employment, and vehicle information, travel, immigration documents, professional license information, computer internet identifiers, cell phone numbers…”
Passing these changes keeps the state from losing any federal funding.