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AB-731 County jails: recidivism: reports.(2021-2022)

As Amends the Law Today


 Section 4018.3 is added to the Penal Code, to read:

 (a) (1) On or before January 1, 2023, the sheriff in each county shall compile and submit the following data to the Board of State and Community Corrections:
(A) A list of all of the educational opportunities provided in each county jail.
(B) A list of all of the rehabilitative opportunities provided in each county jail.
(C) A list of all of the exercise opportunities provided per each county jail.
(D) The number of participants and the cost of administering each of the programs in subparagraphs (A), (B), and (C).
(E) The overall recidivism rates for each county jail.
(2) For the purposes of this section, “recidivism” means that an individual received a new felony or misdemeanor conviction or probation violation within three years of their previous criminal conviction. For statistical purposes, any individual who is released from custody and reoffends shall be counted as part of the data collected pursuant to subparagraph (E) of paragraph (1).
(b) On or before July 1, 2023, the board shall compile a report based upon the findings in subdivision (a) and submit the report to the Legislature pursuant to Section 9795 of the Government Code.
(c) This section shall become inoperative on July 1, 2027, and, as of January 1, 2028, is repealed.
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.