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NY Assembly Republican Committee Petitioning For Civil Confinement Vote

By Arielle Trimm

Clifton Park, NY – The New York State Assembly Republican Steering Committee brought a statewide petition drive to Clifton Park on Thursday. The petitions are intended to force assembly democrats to act on legislation- that would allow courts to hold sex offenders in secure facilities beyond their prison release date, if it is believed that the offenders will recommit their crimes. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Arielle Trimm has more.