Gov. Ivey signs chemical castration bill into law

shutterstock_319466393 (1)_1560200768565.jpg-842137438-842137438.jpg

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) — Governor Kay Ivey has signed a bill allowing for chemical castrations on male sex offenders into law Monday. 

The bill, HB379, would require certain sex offenders, whose crimes involved children younger than 13 years of age, to receive the medication as a part of their parole. 

The bill applies to those who commit their crimes after September 1, 2019. 

The story is still ongoing. Check back for details. 

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Stay up to date with the latest news by downloading the BRProud App from the App Store or Google Play.

Trending Stories