2005 Missouri Revised Statutes - § 566.140. — Treatment and rehabilitation program for perpetrators of sexual offenses, when--assessment or counseling services, provision of, restrictions.

566.140. 1. Any person who has pleaded guilty to or been found guilty of violating the provisions of this chapter and is granted a suspended imposition or execution of sentence or placed under the supervision of the board of probation and parole shall be required to participate in and successfully complete a program of treatment, education and rehabilitation designed for perpetrators of sexual offenses. Persons required to attend a program pursuant to this section may be charged a reasonable fee to cover the costs of such program.

2. No person who provides assessment services or who makes a report, finding, or recommendation for any probationer to attend any counseling or program of treatment, education or rehabilitation as a condition or requirement of probation, following the probationer's plea of guilty to or a finding of guilt of violating any provision of this chapter or chapter 565, RSMo, may be related within the third degree of consanguinity or affinity to any person who has a financial interest, whether direct or indirect, in the counseling or program of treatment, education or rehabilitation or any financial interest, whether direct or indirect, in any private entity which provides the counseling or program of treatment, education or rehabilitation. Any person who violates this subsection shall thereafter:

(1) Immediately remit to the state of Missouri any financial income gained as a direct or indirect result of the action constituting the violation;

(2) Be prohibited from providing assessment or counseling services or any program of treatment, education or rehabilitation to, for, on behalf of, at the direction of, or in contract with the state board of probation and parole or any office thereof; and

(3) Be prohibited from having any financial interest, whether direct or indirect, in any private entity which provides assessment or counseling services or any program of treatment, education or rehabilitation to, for, on behalf of, at the direction of, or in contract with the state board of probation and parole or any office thereof.

3. The provisions of subsection 2 of this section shall not apply when the department of corrections has identified only one qualified service provider within reasonably accessible distance from the offender or when the only providers available within a reasonable distance are related within the third degree of consanguinity or affinity to any person who has a financial interest in the service provider.

(L. 1984 H.B. 1255, A.L. 2004 H.B. 1055, A.L. 2005 H.B. 486)

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