Sexually violent predators; Attorney General, et al to study feasibility of treatment options, etc. (SB1203)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Sexually violent predators; civil commitment. Provides that in the case of a prisoner who has been determined to be a sexually violent predator, when the only alternative is involuntary secure inpatient treatment, the court may, on petition of the prisoner, order, as an alternative to involuntary secure inpatient treatment, that the prisoner undergo physical castration and be placed on conditional release, in a manner and in accordance with terms and conditions developed by the Commissioner and the Department of Corrections. Read the Bill »


04/10/2007: vetoed by governor


01/10/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 079063732
01/10/2007Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/01/2007Rereferred to Courts of Justice
02/01/2007Committee substitute printed 072499732-S1
02/05/2007Committee substitute printed 070584732-S2
02/06/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/06/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2007Read second time
02/06/2007Committee substitute rejected 072499732-S1
02/06/2007Reading of substitute waived
02/06/2007Committee substitute agreed to 070584732-S2
02/06/2007Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1203S2
02/06/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
02/06/2007VOTE: (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2007Passed Senate (31-Y 7-N)
02/06/2007VOTE: (31-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2007Communicated to House
02/07/2007Placed on Calendar
02/07/2007Read first time
02/07/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/09/2007Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/19/2007Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2007Committee substitute printed 077854732-H1
02/20/2007Read second time
02/21/2007Read third time
02/21/2007Committee substitute agreed to 077854732-H1
02/21/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1203H1
02/21/2007Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/21/2007VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2007House substitute agreed to by Senate (34-Y 6-N)
02/22/2007VOTE: (34-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2007Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1203ER)
03/08/2007Signed by Speaker
03/11/2007Signed by President
03/21/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1203ER)
03/26/2007Governor's recommendation received by Senate
03/27/2007Governor's substitute printed 077890129-S3
04/03/2007Placed on Calendar
04/04/2007House rejected Governor's recommendation (32-Y 63-N)
04/04/2007VOTE: REJECTED (32-Y 63-N) (see vote tally)
04/04/2007Communicated to Governor
04/10/2007G Vetoed by Governor