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AB-864 California Conservation Corps: applicant selection.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 03/28/2017 04:00 AM
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Amended  IN  Assembly  March 27, 2017

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2017–2018 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill No. 864


Introduced by Assembly Member McCarty

February 16, 2017


An act to add Section 14306.5 to the Public Resources Code, relating to resources conservation.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 864, as amended, McCarty. California Conservation Corps: applicant selection.
Existing law authorizes the Director of the California Conservation Corps, in implementing the California Conservation Corps program, to recruit and enroll corpsmembers and to adopt criteria for selecting applicants for enrollment, including individuals convicted of a crime described in the California Uniform Controlled Substances Act. Existing law requires the director, when adopting this criteria, to take into account the health, safety, and welfare of the public and the corps’ program participants and staff.
This bill would authorize the director to select an applicant for enrollment in the corps’ program who is on probation, parole, post-release postrelease community supervision, or mandatory supervision.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 14306.5 is added to the Public Resources Code, to read:

14306.5.
 In recruiting and enrolling corpsmembers and special corpsmembers, the director may select an applicant for enrollment in the corps’ program who is on probation, parole, post-release postrelease community supervision, or mandatory supervision.