Washington, D.C. - Yesterday, the House unanimously voted to reauthorize essential portions of the Adam Walsh Act, ensuring that our children are protected from dangerous sexual predators. H.R. 3796 will continue assistance for states to come into compliance with national sex offender registry requirements and funds the U.S. Marshalsís fugitive sex offender apprehension program. These programs have been successful in protecting our children, and their continuity is an absolute necessity. As co-founder and co-chairman of the Congressional Victimsí Rights Caucus, I will continue to fight for programs that ensure the safety of families in Texas and throughout our great nation.