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DIVISION 2. CHILDREN [100 - 1500]

  ( Division 2 enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 369. )

PART 1. DELINQUENTS AND WARDS OF THE JUVENILE COURT [100 - 1402]

  ( Part 1 enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 369. )

CHAPTER 3. Institutions for Delinquents [1000 - 1258]

  ( Chapter 3 enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 369. )

ARTICLE 10. The California Youth Training School [1250 - 1258]
  ( Article 10 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 303. )

1250.
  

There is hereby established an institution for the confinement of males under the custody of the Director of Corrections and the Youth Authority to be known as the Heman G. Stark Youth Training School.

(Amended by Stats. 1989, Ch. 555, Sec. 1.)

1251.
  

The Heman G. Stark Youth Training School shall be an intermediate security type institution. Its primary purpose shall be to provide custody, care, industrial, vocational and other training, guidance and reformatory help for young men, too mature to be benefited by the programs of correctional schools for juveniles and too immature in crime for confinement in prisons.

(Amended by Stats. 1989, Ch. 555, Sec. 2.)

1252.
  

There may be transferred to and confined in the Heman G. Stark Youth Training School any male subject to the custody, control and discipline of the Youth Authority, whom the Youth Authority believes will be benefited by confinement in such an institution. Whenever by reason of any law governing the commitment of a person to the Youth Authority or to an institution under the jurisdiction of the Youth Authority such a person is deemed not to be a person convicted of a crime, the transfer or placement of such a person in the Heman G. Stark Youth Training School shall not affect the status or rights of the person and shall not be deemed to constitute a conviction of a crime.

(Amended by Stats. 1989, Ch. 555, Sec. 3.)

1253.
  

The Youth Authority shall make rules and regulations for the government of the Heman G. Stark Youth Training School and the management of its affairs.

(Amended by Stats. 1989, Ch. 555, Sec. 4.)

1254.
  

The Youth Authority shall appoint, subject to civil service, a superintendent for the Heman G. Stark Youth Training School, and such officers and employees as may be necessary, and shall fix their compensation.

(Amended by Stats. 1989, Ch. 555, Sec. 5.)

1255.
  

The Youth Authority shall construct and equip, in accordance with law, suitable buildings, structures, and facilities for the Heman G. Stark Youth Training School.

(Amended by Stats. 1989, Ch. 555, Sec. 6.)

1256.
  

The Youth Authority shall have the same powers, duties, and responsibilities in respect to the Heman G. Stark Youth Training School and the persons confined therein that the Youth Authority has in respect to institutions established for persons committed to the Youth Authority under Division 2.5 of this code and in respect to such persons, except that the Youth Authority shall have no power to parole, discharge, grant leave of absence to, or otherwise release from the Heman G. Stark Youth Training School any person under the custody of the Director of Corrections and transferred to and confined in the Heman G. Stark Youth Training School, or to transfer any such person from the Heman G. Stark Youth Training School to any other institution whatever, except to return him to the custody of the Director of Corrections.

Except as otherwise provided in this article, the provisions of Part 3 of the Penal Code continue to apply to all persons in the custody of the Director of Corrections who are transferred by the Adult Authority to the Heman G. Stark Youth Training School, so far as such provisions may be applicable.

(Amended by Stats. 1989, Ch. 555, Sec. 7.)

1258.
  

The Director of the Youth Authority, in connection with industrial training at the Heman G. Stark Youth Training School, Chino, California, may provide suitable materials and facilities for use by persons confined in the school in the construction of houses which can be moved which, upon their completion, shall be sold to the public upon competitive bids. Proceeds derived from the sale of any such house shall be deposited in the General Fund. Construction shall be limited to not more than one each calendar year and the size shall not exceed one thousand two hundred fifty (1,250) square feet.

(Amended by Stats. 1989, Ch. 555, Sec. 8.)

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