FIRST REGULAR SESSION
HOUSE BILL NO. 384
96TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVES BLACK (Sponsor), DIECKHAUS, FITZWATER, ZERR, SCHUPP, FALLERT, McMANUS AND KRATKY (Co-sponsors).
1294L.01I D. ADAM CRUMBLISS, Chief Clerk
To repeal section 589.040, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to incarcerated sexual offenders.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:
Section A. Section 589.040, RSMo, is repealed and one new section enacted in lieu thereof, to be known as section 589.040, to read as follows:
589.040. 1. The director of the department of corrections shall develop a program of treatment, education and rehabilitation for all imprisoned offenders who are serving sentences for sexual assault offenses. When developing such programs, the ultimate goal shall be the prevention of future sexual assaults by the participants in such programs, and the director shall utilize those concepts, services, programs, projects, facilities and other resources designed to achieve this goal.
2. All persons imprisoned by the department of corrections for sexual assault offenses shall be required to successfully complete the programs developed pursuant to subsection 1 of this section prior to being eligible for parole or conditional release.