Skelos Announces New Civil Commitment Law


· Mandatory treatment for all sex offenders – both during incarceration and after release;

· Longer periods of parole supervision for sex offenders;

· Establishment of a new crime of “sexually motivated felony;” and

· Creation of a new Office of Sex Offender Management in the State Division of Criminal Justice Services, which will develop comprehensive policies and standards for the evaluation, treatment and management of sex offenders