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AB-1310 Board of Juvenile Hearings: rules and regulations.(2021-2022)



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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2021–2022 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 1310


Introduced by Assembly Member Wicks
(Principal coauthor: Senator Wiener)

February 19, 2021


An act to amend Section 1722 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, relating to juveniles.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 1310, as introduced, Wicks. Board of Juvenile Hearings: rules and regulations.
Existing law requires the rules and regulations promulgated by the Board of Juvenile Hearings to be promulgated and filed pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act and, to the extent practical, be stated in language that is easily understood by the general public. Existing law requires the board to maintain, publish, and make available to the general public a compendium of its rules and regulations.
This bill would make technical, nonsubstantive changes to those provisions.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 1722 of the Welfare and Institutions Code is amended to read:

1722.
 (a) Any The rules and regulations, including any resolutions and policy statements, promulgated by the Board of Juvenile Hearings shall be promulgated and filed pursuant to Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code, and shall, to the extent practical, be stated in language that is easily understood by the general public.
(b) The Board of Juvenile Hearings board shall maintain, publish, and make available to the general public a compendium of its rules and regulations, including any resolutions and policy statements, promulgated pursuant to this section.
(c) Notwithstanding subdivisions (a) and (b), the chairperson may specify an effective date that is any time more than 30 days after the rule or regulation is filed with the Secretary of State. However, no less than 20 days prior to that effective date, copies of the rule or regulation shall be posted in conspicuous places throughout each institution and shall be mailed to all persons or organizations who request them.