HB 116

Sponsor
Session
Regular Session 2018
Title
Criminal sex offenders over age 21, sex offenses against child 12 years of age or younger, surgical castration required prior to release from custody of Corrections Department
Description

Under existing law, there is no provision for the castration of certain convicted sex offenders

This bill would provide that any person over the age of 21 years who is convicted of certain sex offenses against a child 12 years of age or younger be chemically castrated before his or her release from the custody of the Department of Corrections

This bill would require that the cost of the procedure be paid by the adult criminal sex offender

Relating to punishment of sex offenders; to provide that any person over the age of 21 years who is convicted of certain sex offenses against a child 12 years of age or younger be chemically castrated before his or her release from the custody of the Department of Corrections; and to require the cost of the procedure to be paid by the adult criminal sex offender.

Subjects
Crimes and Offenses
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Under existing law, there is no provision for the castration of certain convicted sex offenders

This bill would provide that any person over the age of 21 years who is convicted of certain sex offenses against a child 12 years of age or younger be chemically castrated before his or her release from the custody of the Department of Corrections

This bill would require that the cost of the procedure be paid by the adult criminal sex offender

Relating to punishment of sex offenders; to provide that any person over the age of 21 years who is convicted of certain sex offenses against a child 12 years of age or younger be chemically castrated before his or her release from the custody of the Department of Corrections; and to require the cost of the procedure to be paid by the adult criminal sex offender.

Section 1

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any time a victim is 12 years old or less and the adult sex offender, as defined in Section 15-20A-4, Code of Alabama 1975, is 21 years or older at the time of the offense, the criminal sex offender shall be chemically castrated before being released from the custody of the Department of Corrections. The cost of the procedure shall be paid by the adult criminal sex offender.

Section 2

This act shall become effective on the first day of the third month following its passage and approval by the Governor, or its otherwise becoming law.

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Action Date Chamber Action
January 9, 2018HRead for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Judiciary
2018-02-27
Chamber: House
Result: Passed
2018-02-01
Chamber: Senate
Result: Passed
2018-02-01
Chamber: Senate
Result: Passed