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AB-1231 Prisons.(2011-2012)

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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2011–2012 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 1231


Introduced  by  Assembly Member Logue

February 18, 2011


An act to amend Section 2045.1 of the Penal Code, relating to prisons.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 1231, as introduced, Logue. Prisons.
Existing law provides for the establishment of prisons for the confinement of males who have been convicted of a felony and are under the custody of the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. The primary purposes of prisons are to provide custody, care, industrial, vocational, and other training to persons confined therein.
This bill would make technical, nonsubstantive changes to these provisions.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 2045.1 of the Penal Code is amended to read:

2045.1.
 The prison authorized to be established by Section 2045 shall be a medium security type institution. Its primary purpose shall be to provide custody, care, industrial, vocational, and other training to persons confined therein. However, the Director Secretary of the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation may designate a portion or all of the prison to serve the same purposes and to have the same security standards as the institution provided for by Article 4 (commencing at Section 2035) of Chapter 1 of Title 1 of Part 3.