Bill Information

AB 597 (Levine D) Probation and mandatory supervision: flash incarceration.

Current Text

Amended: 3/21/2019

Status

3/28/2019-Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Senate. In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.

Location

3/28/2019-S. RLS.

Summary

Current law authorizes probation and mandatory supervision, which in each case is a period of time when a person is released from incarceration and is subject to specified conditions and supervision by county probation authorities. Current law, until January 1, 2021, allows a court to authorize the use of flash incarceration, as defined, to detain a person in county jail for not more than 10 days for a violation of the conditions of that person’s probation or mandatory supervision, as specified.This bill would extend the authorization to use flash incarceration until January 1, 2023.

Existing law authorizes probation and mandatory supervision, which in each case is a period of time when a person is released from incarceration and is subject to specified conditions and supervision by county probation authorities. Existing law, until January 1, 2021, allows a court to authorize the use of flash incarceration, as defined, to detain a person in county jail for not more than 10 days for a violation of the conditions of that person’s probation or mandatory supervision, as specified.This bill would extend the authorization to use flash incarceration until January 1, 2023.

Position:

Support

Priority:

1

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