Sexually violent predator; alternative to indeterminate civil commitment. (SB679)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Physical castration as an alternative to indeterminate civil commitment of a violent sexual predator. 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 (i) undergo physical castration and (ii) 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 »


Bill Has Failed


01/20/2006Presented and ordered printed 060844732
01/20/2006Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/09/2006Continued to 2007 in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)