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Health and Safety Code - HSC

DIVISION 10. UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT [11000 - 11651]

  ( Division 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1972, Ch. 1407. )

CHAPTER 10. Control of Users of Controlled Substances [11550 - 11595]

  ( Chapter 10 added by Stats. 1972, Ch. 1407. )

ARTICLE 2. Substance Abuse Treatment Control Units [11560 - 11565]
  ( Heading of Article 2 amended by Stats. 1992, Ch. 465, Sec. 1. )

11560.
  

The Department of Corrections and the Department of the Youth Authority are authorized to establish substance abuse treatment control units in state correctional facilities or training schools or as separate establishments for any study, research, and treatment that may be necessary for the control of the addiction or habituation, or imminent addiction or habituation, to controlled substances or alcohol of persons committed to the custody of the Director of Corrections or the Director of the Youth Authority.

(Amended by Stats. 1992, Ch. 465, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 1993.)

11561.
  

When the parole authority concludes that there are reasonable grounds for believing that a person on parole is addicted or habituated to, or is in imminent danger of addiction or habituation to, controlled substances or alcohol, it may, in accordance with procedures used to revoke parole, issue an order to detain or place the person in a substance abuse treatment control unit for a period not to exceed 90 days. The order shall be a sufficient warrant for any peace officer or employee of the Department of Corrections to return the person to physical custody. Detention pursuant to the order shall not be deemed a suspension, cancellation, or revocation of parole until the parole authority so orders pursuant to Section 3060 of the Penal Code. A parolee taken into physical custody pursuant to Section 3060 of the Penal Code may be detained in a substance abuse treatment control unit established pursuant to this article.

No person on parole shall be placed in a substance abuse treatment control unit against his or her will.

(Amended by Stats. 2003, Ch. 468, Sec. 5. Effective January 1, 2004.)

11562.
  

When the Youth Authority concludes that there are reasonable grounds for believing that a person committed to its custody, and on parole, is addicted or habituated to, or is in imminent danger of addiction or habituation to, controlled substances or alcohol, it may, in accordance with procedures used to revoke parole, issue an order to detain or place that person in a substance abuse treatment control unit for not to exceed 90 days. The order shall be a sufficient warrant for any peace officer or employee of the Department of the Youth Authority to return to physical custody that person. Detention pursuant to the order shall not be deemed a suspension, cancellation, or revocation of parole unless the Youth Authority so orders pursuant to Section 1767.3 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.

With the consent of the Director of Corrections, the Director of the Youth Authority may, pursuant to this section, confine the addicted or habituated or potentially addicted or habituated person, over 18 years of age, in a substance abuse treatment control unit established by the Department of Corrections.

No person committed to the custody of the Youth Authority and on parole shall be placed in a substance abuse treatment control unit against his or her will.

(Amended by Stats. 1992, Ch. 465, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 1993.)

11563.
  

When the parole authority concludes that there are reasonable grounds for believing that a woman on parole is addicted or habituated to, or is in imminent danger of addiction or habituation to, controlled substances or alcohol, it may, in accordance with procedures used to revoke parole, issue an order to detain or place the person in a substance abuse treatment control unit for a period not to exceed 90 days. The order shall be a sufficient warrant for any peace officer or employee of the Department of Corrections to return the person to physical custody . Detention pursuant to the order shall not be deemed a suspension, cancellation, or revocation of parole until such time as the parole authority so orders pursuant to Section 3060 of the Penal Code. A parolee taken into physical custody pursuant to Section 3060, 6043, or 6044 of the Penal Code may be detained in a substance abuse treatment control unit established pursuant to this article.

No woman on parole shall be placed in a substance abuse treatment control unit against her will.

(Amended by Stats. 1992, Ch. 695, Sec. 6. Effective September 15, 1992.)

11564.
  

The authority granted to the parole authority and to the Department of the Youth Authority in no way limits Sections 3060 and 3325 of the Penal Code.

(Amended by Stats. 1992, Ch. 695, Sec. 7. Effective September 15, 1992.)

11565.
  

For purposes of this article, “parole authority” has the same meaning as described in Section 3000 of the Penal Code.

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 695, Sec. 8. Effective September 15, 1992.)

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