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Penal Code - PEN

PART 4. PREVENTION OF CRIMES AND APPREHENSION OF CRIMINALS [11006 - 14315]

  ( Part 4 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 1385. )
  

TITLE 3. CRIMINAL STATISTICS [13000 - 13326]

  ( Title 3 added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1128. )
  

CHAPTER 1. Department Of Justice [13000 - 13023]

  ( Heading of Chapter 1 amended by Stats. 1986, Ch. 248, Sec. 169. )
  

ARTICLE 1. Duties of the Department [13000 - 13014]
  ( Heading of Article 1 renumbered from Article 2 by Stats. 1986, Ch. 248, Sec. 170. )

  
13010.5.  

(a) The department shall collect data pertaining to the juvenile justice system for criminal history and statistical purposes. This information shall serve to assist the department, through its bureau whose mission is to protect the rights of children, in complying with the reporting requirement of paragraphs (3) and (4) of subdivision (a) of Section 13012, measuring the extent of juvenile delinquency, determining the need for, and effectiveness of, relevant legislation, and identifying long-term trends in juvenile delinquency. Any data collected pursuant to this section may include criminal history information that may be used by the department to comply with the requirements of Section 602.5 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.

(b) Statistical data collected pursuant to this section shall be made available to the public through the OpenJustice Web portal. The department may make available data collected pursuant to this section in the same manner as data collected pursuant to Section 13202.

(Amended by Stats. 2016, Ch. 418, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 2017.)