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AB-2251 Correctional facilities: service of process.(2019-2020)

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Date Published: 02/13/2020 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2019–2020 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 2251


Introduced by Assembly Member Diep

February 13, 2020


An act relating to correctional facilities.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 2251, as introduced, Diep. Correctional facilities: service of process.
Existing law provides for service of process in civil actions. Existing law also establishes the state prison and various local correctional facilities, including county jails. Existing law governs the administration of county jails and those provisions authorize a person who may lawfully serve process to serve process upon a person who is incarcerated within any institution in this state.
This bill would express the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation that would, if enacted, address issues relating to valid service of process on persons who are incarcerated in local and state correctional facilities.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 It is the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation to address issues relating to valid service of process on persons who are incarcerated in local and state correctional facilities.