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PART 3. OF IMPRISONMENT AND THE DEATH PENALTY [2000 - 10007]

  ( Part 3 repealed and added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 106. )

TITLE 1. IMPRISONMENT OF MALE PRISONERS IN STATE PRISONS [2000 - 3105]

  ( Title 1 repealed and added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 106. )

CHAPTER 1. Establishment of State Prisons [2000 - 2048.6]

  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 106. )

ARTICLE 7. California Correctional Institution at Tehachapi [2048 - 2048.6]
  ( Article 7 added by Stats. 1959, Ch. 1451. )

2048.
  

The Director of Corrections is authorized to establish a state prison for the confinement of males under the custody of the Director of Corrections, to be known as the California Correctional Institution at Tehachapi. The California Correctional Institution at Tehachapi shall be situated on such state land as is, as of the effective date of this article, the site of the Tehachapi Branch, California Institution for Men.

(Added by Stats. 1959, Ch. 1451.)

2048.1.
  

The primary purpose of the prison authorized to be established by Section 2048 shall be to provide custody and care, and industrial, vocational, and other training to persons confined therein.

(Added by Stats. 1959, Ch. 1451.)

2048.2.
  

Any person under the custody of the Director of Corrections may be transferred to the California Correctional Institution at Tehachapi in accordance with law.

(Added by Stats. 1959, Ch. 1451.)

2048.4.
  

The warden for the California Correctional Institution at Tehachapi shall be appointed pursuant to Section 6050, and the Director of Corrections shall appoint, subject to civil service, those other officers and employees as may be necessary.

The Director of Corrections may remove a warden at his or her own discretion at any time.

(Amended by Stats. 1992, Ch. 1279, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 1993.)

2048.5.
  

The Director of Corrections shall construct and equip, in accordance with law, suitable buildings, structures, and facilities for the California Correctional Institution at Tehachapi.

(Added by Stats. 1959, Ch. 1451.)

2048.6.
  

The provisions of Part 3 (commencing with Section 2000) apply to the California Correctional Institution at Tehachapi and to the persons confined therein insofar as those provisions may be applicable.

(Amended by Stats. 1987, Ch. 828, Sec. 114.)

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