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Introduced in House (09/23/2009)

Adolescent Web Awareness Requires Education Act or the AWARE Act - Directs the Attorney General to: (1) make two-year grants to certain educational agencies, nonprofit organizations, and schools to carry out Internet crime awareness and cybercrime prevention programs; (2) grant priority in making such grants to entities that meet specified criteria, including the identification and targeting of children-at-risk of engaging in cybercrimes or becoming crime victims; (3) contract for research studies on Internet crime awareness and prevention; and (4) provide technical assistance and guidance to grant recipients.

Authorizes grant recipients to use funds for specified purposes, including identifying, developing, and implementing Internet crime awareness and cybercrime prevention and public awareness programs, providing professional training to teachers and school personnel on cybercrime awareness and prevention, and coordinating and funding research to investigate online risks to children.