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AB-2373 Probation officers: funding.(2013-2014)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 1203.74 of the Penal Code is amended to read:

1203.74.
 (a)  Upon a determination that, in his or her opinion, staff and financial resources available to him or her are insufficient to meet his or her statutory or court ordered  court-ordered  responsibilities, the probation officer shall immediately notify the presiding judge of the superior court and the board of supervisors of the county, or city and county, in writing. The notification shall explain which responsibilities cannot be met and what resources are necessary in order that statutory or court ordered responsibilities can be properly discharged.
(b) Within 30 days of receipt of the notification described in subdivision (a), the county, or city and county, shall determine if it has the resources available to meet the probation officer’s needs as described in the notification, and shall do either of the following:
(1) If it determines that it has the necessary resources, notify the probation officer and the presiding judge of the superior court of that determination and commence providing the probation officer with the resources the probation officer has identified as necessary to properly discharge his or her statutory or court-ordered responsibilities in the notification described in subdivision (a).
(2) If it determines that it does not have the resources available to meet the probation officer’s needs as identified by the probation officer in the notification described in subdivision (a), it shall notify the probation officer and the presiding judge of the superior court of that determination.
SEC. 2.
 If the Commission on State Mandates determines that this act contains costs mandated by the state, reimbursement to local agencies and school districts for those costs shall be made pursuant to Part 7 (commencing with Section 17500) of Division 4 of Title 2 of the Government Code.