Today's Law As Amended

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AB-2568 County jails: veterans.(2017-2018)



SECTION 1.

 Section 4001.2 is added to the Penal Code, to read:

4001.2.
 (a) Each county jail shall, upon detention of a person, ask if the person has served in the United States military and document the person’s response.
(b) The county jail shall make this information available to the person, his or her counsel, and the district attorney.
(c) This section shall become operative on January 1, 2020.
SEC. 2.
 If the Commission on State Mandates determines that this act contains costs mandated by the state, reimbursement to local agencies and school districts for those costs shall be made pursuant to Part 7 (commencing with Section 17500) of Division 4 of Title 2 of the Government Code.