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California Laws | Penal Code

(b) On or before July 1, 2011, the board shall develop and update standards for certification of sex offender management programs, which shall include treatment, as specified, and dynamic and future violence risk assessments pursuant to Section 290.09. The standards shall be published on the board's Internet Web site. All those programs shall include polygraph examinations by a certified polygraph examiner, which shall be conducted as needed during the period that the offender is in the sex offender management program. Only certified sex offender management professionals whose programs meet the standards set by the board are eligible to provide sex offender management programs pursuant to Section 290.09. (16928)

(c) On or before July 1, 2011, the board shall develop and update standards for certification of polygraph examiners. The standards shall be published on the board's Internet Web site. (16929)

TITLE 10. GENERAL PROVISIONS (10000-10007) (16930)(Text)

10000. The provisions of Part 3 (commencing with Section 2000), insofar as they are substantially the same as existing provisions relating to the same subject matter, shall be construed as restatements and continuations thereof and not as new enactments. (16931)

10001. All persons who, at the time this act goes into effect, hold office under any of the acts repealed by this act, which offices are continued by this act, continue to hold the same according to the former tenure thereof. (16932)

10002. No action or proceeding commenced before this act takes effect, and no right accrued, is affected by the provisions of this act, but all procedure thereafter taken therein shall conform to the provisions of this act so far as possible. (16933)

10003. If any portion of Part 3 (commencing with Section 2000) is held unconstitutional, that decision shall not affect the validity of any other portion of Part 3 (commencing with Section 2000). (16934)

10004. Division, chapter, article, and section headings contained herein shall not be deemed to govern, limit, modify or in any manner affect the scope, meaning or intent of the provisions of any division, chapter, article or section hereof. (16935)

10005. Whenever, by the provisions of this act, a power is granted to a public officer or a duty imposed upon such an officer, the power may be exercised or the duty performed by a deputy of the officer or by a person authorized pursuant to law by the officer. (16936)

10006. (a) The Department of the Youth Authority and local juvenile halls and camps are prohibited from allowing a minor detained in any institution or facility under their respective jurisdiction to view a videotape or movie shown by the institution or facility that contains harmful matter, as specified in Chapter 7.6 (commencing with Section 313) of Title 9 of Part 1. (16937)

(b) The Department of Corrections, the Department of the Youth Authority, county juvenile halls and camps, and local adult detention facilities may promulgate regulations regarding the showing of videotapes and movies at any institution or facility under their respective jurisdiction in order to provide for the reasonable security of the institution or facility in which a minor or adult is confined and for the reasonable protection of the public consistent with Section 2600. (16938)

10007. The Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation may use portable or temporary buildings to provide rehabilitation, treatment, and educational services to inmates within its custody, or to house inmates, as long as that housing does not jeopardize inmate or staff safety. (16939)




Article 1. Administration (11006-11010) (16943)(Text)

11006. The Attorney General shall appoint such agents and other employees as he deems necessary to carry out the provisions of this chapter. (16944)

All persons employed after July 1, 1973, within the Department of Justice designated as peace officers and performing investigative duties shall be required by the department to obtain a certificate from the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training. (16945)

11008. The Attorney General shall from time to time arrange for and organize schools at convenient centers in the State to train peace officers in their powers and duties and in the use of approved equipment and methods for detection, identification and apprehension of criminals. (16946)

11010. (a) The Department of Justice shall adopt standards and guidelines regarding the handling of potential evidence arising out of the testing of substances that are suspected to be related to activities of terrorists, to be used by laboratories operated by or contracting with the Department of Justice, any state agency, or any local agency, and by any other laboratory in the state the department determines may test any material that may become evidence in a criminal prosecution for any crime committed in the commission of terrorist activities. (16947)

(b) The standards and guidelines adopted pursuant to this section shall include information on issues that may arise in the chain of custody and the employment of controls that are suitable for preserving evidence for use in the prosecution of a crime. (16948)

(c) In developing the standards for adoption pursuant to this section, the Department of Justice shall consult with appropriate laboratories of public agencies used by law enforcement agencies, law enforcement agencies, and the State Department of Health Services. (16949)

(d) The Department of Justice shall make the guidelines and standards adopted pursuant to this section available to the appropriate laboratories specified in subdivision (a). (16950)

(e) The provisions of this section shall be accomplished to the extent that funds are available. (16951)

Article 2. Criminal Investigation (11050-11055) (16952)(Text)

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