Washington CNN Some sex offenders in Alabama would be ordered to pay for chemical castration as a condition of parole if Gov. Kay Ivey approves a bill recently passed by the state legislature. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger.
Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Under the new law, some Alabama parolees convicted of sex crimes are required to take medication to reduce chemicals that drive libido. A link has been sent to your friend's email address.
Not all offenders are available for public dissemination due to juvenile, YOA, or out-of-state status. Local law enforcement staff register the offenders and forward the information to our unit for entry into the ALEA state repository. The offenders are responsible for notifying local law enforcement of any changes in residency or employment.
The new law will mean that those who abused children under the age of 13 will be injected with hormone-blocking drugs before leaving prison. The medication will have to be administered until a judge, not a doctor, deemed it no longer necessary. A similar bill was proposed last year in Oklahoma but met strong opposition.
The bill, HBwhich passed unanimously in the state Senate on Tuesday, requires convicted offenders who abused a child under the age of 13 to take drugs, such as medroxyprogesterone acetate treatment, that block the production of testosterone, as well as other naturally occurring hormones and chemicals in the body that drive libido, as a condition for parole. The offender will also be required to pay for the treatment unless they cannot afford it. The bill still needs to be signed by Alabama Governor Kay Ivey to become law.
A new bill requires anyone convicted of sexually abusing a person 13 or younger to be given testosterone-reducing medication before their release from prison. On Monday, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a controversial bill requiring that sex offenders in her state who are convicted of molesting a child — defined under Alabama law as anyone under the age of 13 — be chemically castrated as a condition of their release from prison.
Sex offenders register their current address, email and other relevant information. The local law enforcement agencies in Alabama receive this information. Megan Kanka died in the hands of a convicted sex offender.
Jump to a detailed profile, search site with google or try advanced search. According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were registered sex offenders living in Birmingham as of September 14, The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Birmingham is to 1.
Alabama's state legislature passed a bill Tuesday that will require convicted child sex offenders to undergo chemical castration prior to their release, raising questions about the legality and ethics of castration. According to the legislation, known as House Billa person convicted of a sexual offense involving anyone under the age of 13 will be required, as a condition of parole, "to undergo chemical castration treatment in addition to any other penalty or condition prescribed by law. The person will be obligated to pay for the cost of treatment, and a refusal to be castrated would be considered a parole violation, the legislation reads.