2022 Juvenile Titles 15 and 24 Regulations Revision


On February 10, 2022 the Board approved the development of an Executive Steering Committee (ESC) and for staff to begin the regulations revision process. This webpage will provide a chronological list of links, information, and updates as they become available. Please check back regularly for updates.  

March 26, 2024 - Nutrition Workgroup Meeting #2 Date, Agenda and Materials

The Nutrition Workgroup will reconvene on Wednesday, April 24, 2024 via Zoom. Please see the meeting agenda and materials by clicking on the links below:

Instructions for Attending Zoom / Teleconference Meeting

April 24, 2024

Join Zoom from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86345548433

Or join by phone: (669) 900-9128

Meeting ID: 863 4554 8433

 

March 22, 2024 – Medical & Mental Health Workgroup Meeting Materials

The Meeting Agenda and Briefing Materials for the Medical and Mental Health Workgroup Meeting scheduled for April 23 and 30, 2024, are now available. Please see the agenda and materials by clicking on the links below:

Instructions for Attending Zoom / Teleconference Meeting

April 23, 2024

Join Zoom from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86164642983

Or join by phone: (669) 900-9128

Meeting ID: 861 6464 2983

 

April 30, 2024

Join Zoom from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82895952620

Or join by phone: (669) 900-9128

Meeting ID: 828 9595 2620

 

March 6, 2024 – Medical & Mental Health Workgroup Members and Meeting Dates

The BSCC is pleased to announce the Medical and Mental Health Workgroup, which will review minimum standards in Article 8 of Title 15 Minimum Standards for Juvenile Facilities and work together to draft proposed revisions for ESC consideration.

The Medical and Mental Health Workgroup will meet on Tuesday, April 23 and 30, 2024, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM via Zoom. Members of the public will also have the option to attend. The meeting agenda, materials, and Zoom information are forthcoming. Please check back for updates.

Medical and Mental Health Workgroup Members

Questions about the meeting may be sent to: regulations@bscc.ca.gov.

February 1, 2024 – Nutrition Workgroup Meeting Materials

The Meeting Agenda and Briefing Materials for the Nutrition Workgroup Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, February 28, 2024, are now available. Please see the agenda and materials by clicking on the links below:

UPDATED 03/04/2024:

Recording of the February 28, 2024, Nutrition Workgroup Meeting is now available at the links below:

February 28, 2024 Nutrition Workgroup Meeting – 1 of 2

February 28, 2024 Nutrition Workgroup Meeting – 2 of 2

January 5, 2024 – Nutrition Workgroup Members and Meeting Date

At its last meeting on August 31, 2023, the Juvenile Titles 15 and 24 Regulations Revision Executive Steering Committee (ESC) agreed to convene Subject Matter Expertise (SME) Workgroups to review specific regulations and recommend revisions for the ESC’s consideration.

The BSCC is pleased to announce the Nutrition Workgroup, which will review minimum standards in Article 9 of Title 15 Minimum Standards for Juvenile Facilities and work together to draft proposed revisions for ESC consideration.

The Nutrition Workgroup will meet on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM via Zoom. Members of the public will also have the option to attend. The meeting agenda, materials, and Zoom information are forthcoming. Please check back for updates.

Nutrition Workgroup Members

Questions about the meeting may be sent to: regulations@bscc.ca.gov.

September 14, 2023 – BSCC Seeking Subject Matter Workgroups

The Juvenile Titles 15 and 24 Regulations Revision ESC met on August 31, 2023, to review input and recommendations, and discuss issues that impact local juvenile detention facilities. The ESC agreed to convene the following subject matter workgroups to review regulations applicable to their subject matter areas, and provide recommendations for revisions for ESC’s consideration.

Individuals who would like to participate in a subject matter workgroup may submit their information to BSCC on the Subject Matter Workgroup Interest Form.

Subject Matter Workgroups

  1. Education (§ 1370)
  2. Medical and Mental Health (Article 8)
  3. Nutrition (Article 9)
  4. Environmental (Article 10, 11 and 12)

August 15, 2023 – ESC Meeting Agenda and Materials for August 31, 2023

The third meeting of the Juvenile Regulations Revision ESC will occur on Thursday, August 31, 2023.

Please see the meeting agenda and briefing materials by clicking the links below:

UPDATED 09/06/2023:

Recording of the August 31, 2023, Juvenile Regulations Revision Executive Steering Committee (ESC) meeting is now available at the link below:

August 31, 2023 Juvenile Regulations Revision ESC Meeting

July 13, 2023

The Meeting Agenda and Briefing Materials for the Secure Youth Treatment Facility (SYTF) Subcommittee Meeting scheduled for Friday, July 28, 2023, are now available.  Please see the agenda and materials by clicking on the links below:

UPDATED 08/01/2023:

Recording of the July 28, 2023 Secure Youth Treatment Facility (SYTF) Subcommittee Meeting and the expert panel’s presentations on therapeutic facilities are now available at the links below:

July 28, 2023 SYTF Subcommittee Meeting

Creating Trauma-Informed Spaces (PPT)

Small Changes Can Make Big Differences (PPT)

June 8, 2023 – Date of Second Secure Youth Treatment Facility Subcommittee Meeting

The BSCC is pleased to announce that the Secure Youth Treatment Facility (SYTF) Subcommittee will meet again on Friday, July 28, 2023, from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the BSCC office in Sacramento, CA. Members of the public will also have the option to attend via Zoom. The meeting agenda and materials are forthcoming. Please check back for updates.

May 31, 2023 – Date of Third ESC Meeting

The third meeting of the Juvenile Regulations Revision Executive Steering Committee will occur on Thursday, August 31, 2023, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at the BSCC office in Sacramento, CA. Members of the public will also have the option to attend via Zoom. The meeting agenda and materials are forthcoming. Please check back for updates.

March 14, 2023 – ESC Meeting Materials for March 23, 2023

The second meeting of the Juvenile Regulations Revision ESC will be held in-person on March 23, 2022 at the BSCC Board Room in Sacramento, 2590 Venture Oaks Way, Sacramento, CA 95833. The meeting will begin at 9:00 AM.

Please access the agenda and briefing materials for this meeting by either visiting the January 20, 2023 update or clicking on the links below:

UPDATED 03/28/2023:

Recording of the March 23, 2023, Juvenile Regulations Revision Executive Steering Committee (ESC) meeting is now available at the link below:

March 23, 2023 Juvenile Regulations Revision ESC Meeting

February 28, 2023

The Meeting Agenda and Briefing Materials for the Secure Youth Treatment Facility (SYTF) Subcommittee Meeting scheduled for Friday, March 10, 2023, are now available.  Please see the agenda and materials by either visiting the February 21 update or clicking on the links below:

UPDATED 03/13/2023:

Recording of the March 10, 2023 Secure Youth Treatment Facility (SYTF) Subcommittee Meeting is located below: March 10, 2023 SYTF Subcommittee Meeting

February 21, 2023 – SYTF Subcommittee Members and First Meeting Date

The BSCC is pleased to announce the Secure Youth Treatment Facility (SYTF) Subcommittee. The Subcommittee will review minimum standards in Titles 15 and 24 and create proposed revisions that address the operation, design, or construction of SYTF facilities. Subcommittee recommendations will be presented to the ESC for consideration and inclusion in their revision of juvenile regulations. The SYTF Subcommittee will meet on Friday, March 10, 2023, from 9:00am to 1:00pm at the BSCC office in Sacramento, CA. Members of the public will also have the option to attend via zoom.

January 20, 2023

The second meeting of the Juvenile Regulations Revision ESC, initially scheduled for January 10, 2023, has been rescheduled to March 23, 2023.

Please see the agenda and meeting materials by clicking the links below:

January 9, 2023

The January 10, 2023 Juvenile Regulation Revision Executive Steering Committee Meeting has been postponed in anticipation of severe weather. A new date will be announced soon; please check back on this page for details.

December 19, 2022

The second meeting of the Juvenile Regulations Revision ESC scheduled on January 10, 2023 has been postponed in anticipation of severe weather. A new date will be announced soon; please check back on this page for details.

December 6, 2022

At its first meeting, the 2022 Juvenile Regulations Revision ESC requested the creation of a Secure Youth Treatment Facilities (SYTF) Subcommittee to review regulations and propose changes specific to the operation, design, or construction of facilities that house SYTF populations.

November 29, 2022

The second meeting of the Juvenile Regulations Revision ESC will occur on Tuesday, January 10, 2023. Materials for this meeting

January 10, 2023
9:00 a.m.
2590 Venture Oaks Way
Sacramento, CA 95833
First Floor, BSCC Board Room
Zoom will be available for those
not able to attend in-person

October 20, 2022

The Juvenile Regulations Revision ESC Briefing Materials for the November 2 & 3 are available and can be viewed HERE. We recommend that you start the ESC Briefing Materials and refer to Page 9 as you begin to review the documents.

October 18, 2022 – ESC Meeting Agenda for November 2-3, 2022

The first meeting of the Juvenile Regulations Revision ESC will be held in-person on November 2 and November 3, 2022 at the BSCC Board Room in Sacramento, 2590 Venture Oaks Way, Sacramento, CA 95833. The meetings will begin each day at 9:00 AM. Please see the agenda by clicking the link below: November 2 & 3 ESC Meeting Agenda

UPDATED 11/04/2022:

Recordings of the November 2 and 3, 2022 Juvenile Regulations Revision Executive Steering Committee are located below: November 2, 2022 (Day One) November 3, 2022 (Day Two)

July 14, 2022 - Announcing Date of the ESC Meeting

The first Juvenile Regulations Revision ESC meeting(s) will occur on November 2 - 3, 2022, at the BSCC Offices in Sacramento. Further information, including meeting times and materials, will be posted on this page as it becomes available. The ESC Member Roster can be accessed here. ESC meetings are open to the public according to the Bagley-Keene Open Meetings Act. BSCC has collected initial public input for ESC consideration through four public listening sessions and a 90-day public input period which closed on July 7, 2022. Further input will be collected through awardees of the Request for Offer for Public Comment Services. All input received will be included in the ESC’s briefing materials.

July 14, 2022 – Request for Offer (RFO) Award Announcement Update

On April 25, 2022, BSCC released an RFO for public comment services.  The three awardees, listed below, will collect input from youth and families affected by juvenile detention. Further information regarding awardees and the scope of work is listed below.

Request for Offer for Public Comment Services

Awardee Organization Award amount Scope of Work
Anti-Recidivism Coalition (ARC)  $ 10,000 Hold a minimum of three (3) community meetings or listening sessions to discuss and receive input on minimum standards for local juvenile detention facilities regulations; conduct a survey of youth and families affected by juvenile detention and provide written reports to the BSCC, as well as provide a virtual presentation to the BSCC staff.
Focus Forward  $ 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth (FLY)  $ 10,000

May 26, 2022 – BSCC Announces Executive Steering Committee Members

The BSCC is pleased to announce our 2022 Juvenile Regulations Revision Executive Steering Committee (ESC).  The ESC will ensure that BSCC’s juvenile regulations are grounded in best practice, reflect lived experience, and provide safe and stable facilities for the youth who are housed and the staff who come to work in them each day.

Executive Steering Committee Members - PDF

April 26, 2022 – BSCC Seeks Public Input Through Listening Sessions

The BSCC is seeking public input on the Minimum Standards for Juvenile Facilities, located in Titles 15 and 24 of the California Code of Regulations.

Public input will be received through a series of listening sessions via Zoom/Teleconference; a schedule of listening sessions is provided below. Each listening session will focus on specific subjects or issues; If you wish to provide a comment but cannot attend the scheduled session, please email comments regulations@bscc.ca.gov.

All of the listening sessions are public, and any person may suggest changes to Titles 15 and 24. All input is welcome.

Session # Session Date Subjects/Issues Recordings
1 May 10, 2022 Session 1 Recording
2 May 24, 2022
  • Classification, Separation, and Youth Discipline: Title 15, sections 1352, 1354, 1359 through 1362 of Article 5; and Article 7
  • Confinement: Title 15 section 1354.5 of Article 5
  • Use of Force and Restraining Devices: Title 15 Article 5 Title 15 Article 5, sections 1357 through 1358.5, and section 1363.
Session 2 Recording
3 June 7, 2022
  • Suicide Prevention, Medical, Mental, and Behavioral Health Care Services: Title 15 Article 3, section 1329; and Article 8.
Session 3 Recording
4 June 21, 2022
Session 4 Recording

April 25, 2022 – Review and Respond to a Request for Offer (RFO)

The Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) is inviting you to review and respond to a Request for Offer (RFO) for Public Comment Services.

Responses to this RFO must be submitted by electronic mail (procurement@bscc.ca.gov) by 5:00 PM PST on May 16, 2022.  The RFO Award Announcement will be made on June 1, 2022 by 5:00 PM PST.

Responses must contain all requested information and data, and conform to the format described in the RFO.  It is the offeror’s responsibility to provide all necessary information for the BSCC to evaluate the response, verify requested information and determine the offeror’s ability to perform the tasks and activities defined in the Scope of Work.

RFO for Public Comment Services

Executive Order N-6-22 Notification

April 8, 2022 – BSCC Seeks Initial Input Via 90-Day Public Comment Period

The BSCC is seeking initial input on issues related to Titles 15 and 24, Minimum Standards for Juvenile Facilities; such facilities include Juvenile Halls, Special Purpose Juvenile Halls, Camps, and Secure Youth Treatment Facilities. Any person may provide comments or suggest changes to Titles 15 and 24. The changes may be general or relate to specific sections.

All input is welcome, and all comments and suggestions received will be provided to the Executive Steering Committee for consideration.

Please use the 2022 Juvenile Titles 15 and 24 Regulations Revision Public Input Form to provide comments or suggest changes to specific regulations. The form will be available for a period of 90-days and will close on July 7, 2022. Comments and suggestions may also be emailed to regulations@bscc.ca.gov. Other public input methods are forthcoming; please check this page regularly for updates. 

February 14, 2022 – BSCC Seeks ESC Participants

The Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) is seeking participants for the 2022 Juvenile Titles 15 and 24 Regulation Revision Executive Steering Committee (ESC). Members of the ESC will identify topics or issues to be considered, review proposed revisions to minimum standards, and ultimately select proposed regulation revisions for presentation to the BSCC Board for approval and adoption. ESC Members will be appointed on a limited-term basis beginning in early-to-mid 2022.

Please visit the BSCC’s About Executive Steering Committees and Scoring Panels page to find out how you can participate in the 2022 Juvenile Titles 15 and 24 Regulation Revision ESC.