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SB-141 Parole: sexually violent offenses: validated risk assessment.(2019-2020)

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Date Published: 07/01/2019 09:00 PM
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Amended  IN  Assembly  July 01, 2019
Amended  IN  Senate  April 11, 2019

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2019–2020 REGULAR SESSION

Senate Bill
No. 141


Introduced by Senator Bates
(Coauthors: Senators Chang and Jones)
(Coauthor: Assembly Member Lackey)

January 17, 2019


An act to add Section 3053.9 to the Penal Code, relating to parole.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 141, as amended, Bates. Parole: sexually violent offenses: validated risk assessment.
Existing law grants the Board of Parole Hearings the power to allow grant parole to prisoners.
This bill would, if an inmate has a prior conviction for a sexually violent offense, as defined, require the board to consider the results of a comprehensive validated risk assessment for sex offenders in considering parole.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 3053.9 is added to the Penal Code, to read:

3053.9.
 If an inmate has a prior conviction for a sexually violent offense, as defined in subdivision (b) of Section 6600 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, the board shall consider the results of the a comprehensive validated risk assessment for sex offenders conducted pursuant to Section 2240 of Title 15 of the California Code of Regulations in considering parole. offenders in considering parole.