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DIVISION 2.5. YOUTHS [1700 - 2106]

  ( Division 2.5 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 937. )

CHAPTER 1.6. Juvenile Reentry Grant for the Reentry of Persons Discharged from the Division of Juvenile Facilities [1980 - 1985]
  ( Chapter 1.6 added by Stats. 2010, Ch. 729, Sec. 23. )

1980.
  

The purpose of this chapter is to provide for the local supervision of persons discharged from the custody of the Division of Juvenile Facilities.

(Added by Stats. 2010, Ch. 729, Sec. 23. (AB 1628) Effective October 19, 2010. Section operative January 17, 2011, pursuant to Section 1985.)

1981.
  

(a) There is hereby established a Juvenile Reentry Fund. Moneys allocated for local supervision of persons discharged from the custody of the Division of Juvenile Facilities authorized in Sections 1983 and 1984 shall be deposited into this fund from the General Fund. Any moneys deposited into this fund shall be administered by the Controller and the share calculated for each county probation department shall be transferred to its Juvenile Reentry Fund authorized in subdivision (b).

(b) Each county is hereby authorized to establish in each county treasury a Juvenile Reentry Fund to receive all amounts allocated to that county probation department for purposes of implementing this chapter.

(c) Allocations from the Juvenile Reentry Fund shall be expended exclusively to address local program needs for persons discharged from the custody of the Division of Juvenile Facilities. County probation departments, in expending the Juvenile Reentry Grant allocation, shall provide evidence-based supervision and detention practices and rehabilitative services to persons who are subject to the jurisdiction of the juvenile court who were committed to and discharged from the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Division of Juvenile Facilities. “Evidence-based” refers to supervision and detention policies, procedures, programs, and practices demonstrated by scientific research to reduce recidivism among individuals on probation or under postrelease supervision.

(d) Funds allocated pursuant to subdivision (c) shall not be used by local agencies to supplant other funding for Public Safety Services, as defined in Section 36 of Article XIII of the California Constitution.

(e) The funding provided under this chapter is intended to provide payment in full for all local government costs of the supervision, programming, education, incarceration or any other cost resulting from persons discharged from custody or held in local facilities pursuant to the provisions of this act.

(Amended by Stats. 2014, Ch. 26, Sec. 40. (AB 1468) Effective June 20, 2014.)

1982.
  

(a) The Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Division of Juvenile Justice, shall provide an annual report, commencing July 10, 2011, and annually thereafter, for the preceding fiscal year, with information sorted by county, to the Department of Finance that includes, but is not limited to, the following:

(1) Identifying information of each ward discharged from a Division of Juvenile Justice facility on or after 90 days after the enactment of this section, excluding parole violators who were originally released to parole on or after 90 days after the enactment of this section, and the date each ward was released to local supervision.

(2) The name of each parolee recalled pursuant to Section 731.1 on or after 90 days after the enactment of this section, the remaining term of supervision, and the date each ward was recalled.

(b) (1) The Board of State and Community Corrections shall provide an annual report, commencing on July 10, 2011, and annually thereafter, for the preceding fiscal year, with information sorted by county, to the Department of Finance that includes, but is not limited to, the following: identifying information of each discharged ward returned to a local juvenile detention facility for violating a condition of court-ordered supervision that occurred during the first 24 months after the ward’s initial release to local supervision, and the number of months each violator was housed in a local juvenile detention facility. The Board of State and Community Corrections may audit the information included in the annual report required by this section.

(2) A county that does not submit data pursuant to this subdivision may not receive funding pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 1984.

(c) For the purposes of this section, “identifying information” means a unique identifier, which may include the ward’s initials, that allows the Department of Finance to reconcile information provided by the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Division of Juvenile Justice, pursuant to subdivision (a) with information provided by the Board of State and Community Corrections pursuant to subdivision (b), while preserving the confidentiality of the ward. The reports created pursuant to this section shall not be considered record information within the meaning of Section 11075 of the Penal Code or Section 825 of this code.

(Amended by Stats. 2017, Ch. 17, Sec. 60. (AB 103) Effective June 27, 2017.)

1983.
  

For each fiscal year, beginning in the 2011–12 fiscal year, and each subsequent fiscal year thereafter, the Director of Finance shall calculate the Juvenile Reentry Grant and the allocation for each county probation department, pursuant to Section 1984 and shall report those findings to the Controller. The Controller shall make an allocation from the Juvenile Reentry Grant to each county probation department in accordance with the report.

(Added by Stats. 2010, Ch. 729, Sec. 23. (AB 1628) Effective October 19, 2010. Section operative January 17, 2011, pursuant to Section 1985.)

1984.
  

(a) The amount allocated to each county probation department from the Juvenile Reentry Grant shall be distributed in two equal payments to be paid on October 30 and May 30 of each fiscal year, until June 30, 2013. Commencing with the 2013–14 fiscal year, the amount allocated to each county probation department from the Juvenile Reentry Grant Special Account established in paragraph (2) of subdivision (c) of Section 30025 of the Government Code shall be allocated in monthly installments. In each fiscal year the amount allocated to each county probation department from the Juvenile Reentry Grant Special Account shall be distributed pursuant to the criteria set forth in subdivisions (b) to (h), inclusive, of this section.

(b) Consistent with Section 1766, funds shall be allocated in the amount of fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000) on an average daily population basis per ward discharged to the jurisdiction of the court and ordered by the court to be supervised by local county probation for monitoring and services during the previous fiscal year based on the actual number of discharged wards supervised at the local level. For each discharged ward, this funding shall be provided for 24 months.

(c) Consistent with Sections 208.5 and 1767.35, funds shall be allocated in the amount of one hundred fifteen thousand dollars ($115,000) on an average daily population basis per discharged ward transferred to a local juvenile facility for violating a condition of court-ordered supervision during the previous fiscal year based on the actual number of discharged wards housed in a local juvenile detention facility or court-ordered placement facility where the costs of the housing are not reimbursable to the county through Title IV-E of the federal Social Security Act, or Medi-Cal. For each discharged ward, this funding shall be provided for the actual number of months the ward is housed in a facility up to 12 months. This funding shall not be provided for wards housed in a jail under any circumstances.

(d) Consistent with Section 731.1, funds shall be allocated in the amount of fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000) on an average daily population basis per parolee recalled by the county of commitment for monitoring and services during the previous fiscal year based on the actual number of parolees recalled. For each recalled parolee, this funding shall be provided for the remaining duration of the term of state supervision, not to exceed 24 months.

(e) Consistent with Section 1766, funds shall be allocated in the amount of fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000) on an average daily population basis per discharged ward transferred to the county of commitment for monitoring and services during the previous fiscal year based on the actual number of wards transferred. For each ward transferred on and after July 1, 2014, this funding shall be provided for the remaining duration of the term of juvenile court jurisdiction, not to exceed 24 months.

(f) Consistent with Sections 208.5 and 1767.35, no additional funding, beyond the initial fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000) provided pursuant to subdivision (b) shall be allocated to counties for discharged wards who are housed in county jail or in any other county correctional facility for violating a condition of court-ordered supervision during the previous fiscal year.

(g) Consistent with Sections 208.5 and 1767.35, additional funding, beyond the initial fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000) provided pursuant to subdivision (b), shall not be allocated to counties for discharged wards who are housed in a state juvenile facility for violating a condition of court-ordered supervision during the previous fiscal year.

(h) In each fiscal year, consistent with subdivision (b) of Section 30029.11 of the Government Code, the Department of Finance shall use the criteria outlined in subdivisions (b) to (g), inclusive, to determine each county’s allocation as a percentage of the funds deposited in the Juvenile Reentry Grant Special Account. Actual allocations provided to counties pursuant to subdivisions (b) to (g), inclusive, shall vary based on the amount of funds deposited in the Juvenile Reentry Grant Special Account pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 30028.1 of the Government Code.

(Amended by Stats. 2015, Ch. 303, Sec. 571. (AB 731) Effective January 1, 2016.)

1985.
  

This chapter shall become operative on the 90th day after the enactment of the act adding this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 2010, Ch. 729, Sec. 23. (AB 1628) Effective October 19, 2010. Note: This section prescribes a delayed operative date (Jan. 17, 2011) for Chapter 1.6, commencing with Section 1980.)

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