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SB 144 - Castration of Sex Offenders - Key Vote

Louisiana Key Votes

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Stage Details

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (37-0) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (69-15) - (Key vote)

Title: Castration of Sex Offenders

- Allows the court to sentence first time sex offenders to treatment with medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA) and requires MPA treatment for second time sex offenders (Sec. 1). - Allows offenders to voluntarily undergo physical castration in lieu of MPA treatment if he intelligibly and knowingly gives written consent (Sec. 1). - Forbids imposing treatment with MPA in lieu of, or to reduce, any other penalty prescribed by law (Sec. 1). - Classifies the refusal to comply with treatment as a felony and sentences offenders to 3-5 years imprisonment (Sec. 1). - Classifies aggravated rape, forcible rape, second degree sexual battery, aggravated incest, molestation of a juvenile under the age of 13, and aggravated crime against nature as punishable crimes (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (32-3) - (Key vote)

Title: Castration of Sex Offenders

- Prohibits MPA treatments as a substitute or a reduction for any other penalty [Sec. 1 (B)(2)]. - Prohibits treatments from being administered when medically inappropriate [Sec. 1 (C)(3)].
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Castration of Sex Offenders


  • Nick Gautreaux (LA - D) (Out Of Office)


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