Steve Hurst

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Steve Hurst
Member of the Alabama House of Representatives
from the 35th district
Assumed office
January 20, 1998
Personal details
Born1948/1949 (age 71–72)
Political partyDemocratic (before 2010)
Republican (2010-present)

Steve Hurst (born c. 1948) is an American politician.[1] He is a member of the Alabama House of Representatives from the 35th District, serving since 1998. He is a member of the Republican party.[2]

Hurst put forward a bill that, if approved, would require sex offenders who are 21 years of age or older, and committed a sexual offense against a child 12 years of age or younger, to undergo permanent surgical castration before being released from custody. According to Sputnik, "only 7 states allow voluntary chemical castration as a replacement to imprisonment of those convicted of sexual offenses, and Texas is the only state that currently allows certain repeat offenders to elect surgical castration."[3]


  1. ^ "Alabama House member unhurt after truck hits tree". Associated Press. 14 January 2010. Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  2. ^ By Associated Press (8 March 2016). "Lawmaker wants convicted sex offenders to pay for their own castration". Fox News. Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  3. ^ "Alabama Lawmaker Introduces Permanent Castration for Child Sexual Offenders". Sputnik. 7 March 2016. Retrieved 30 March 2016.