Texas’s sex offender civil commitment program has an issue. Sex offenders in state custody who have been deemed mentally incompetent are being sent to civil commitment programs. There they are being held without treatment as they are not fit to participate, but other facilities do not want sex offenders. A bill has been passed by the Texas senate to find proper help for these people.

Read more by Mike Ward for Chron:

http://www.chron.com/local/texas-politics/texas-legislature/article/Senate-OKs-bill-to-safeguard-Texas-sex-offender-11049929.php

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