Notice of Proposed Action – In-Custody Death Requirements


 

SACRAMENTO (February 2, 2024) –  The Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) hereby gives notice of the proposed regulatory action(s) described in this public notice.  It is the intent of the BSCC to amend regulations contained in section 1046 of Title 15, Division 1, Chapter 1, Subchapter 4 of the California Code of Regulations, to include additional in-custody death review and reporting requirements that will become effective July 1, 2024, in accordance with the provisions of Penal Code sections 832.10 and 6034, after considering all comments, objections, and recommendations regarding these regulations.

 

BOARD OF STATE AND COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS
TITLE 15, DIVISION 1, CHAPTER 1, SUBCHAPTER 4
MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR LOCAL DETENTION FACILITIES

 

NOTICE OF PROPOSED ACTION AND
AMENDMENT OF REGULATIONS

 

Pursuant to the authority granted by Penal Code section 6030, the Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) hereby gives notice of the proposed regulatory action(s) described in this public notice. 

It is the intent of the BSCC to amend regulations contained in Title 15, Division 1, Chapter 1, Subchapter 4, California Code of Regulations, which is commonly known as the Minimum Standards for Local Detention Facilities, after considering all comments, objections, and recommendations regarding these regulations.

 

PUBLIC HEARING

The BSCC has not yet scheduled a public hearing on this proposed action. However, the BSCC will hold a hearing if it receives a written request for a public hearing from any interested person, or their authorized representative, no later than 15 days before the close of the written comment period.

 

WRITTEN COMMENT PERIOD

Any interested person, or their authorized representative, may submit written comments relevant to the proposed regulatory action to the BSCC.

 

A written comment period has been established commencing on February 2, 2024, and closing on March 20, 2024. The BSCC will consider only comments received at BSCC offices by the closing date. Submit comments to:

 

Amanda Ferreira, Associate Governmental Program Analyst
2590 Venture Oaks Way, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95833
Phone: (916) 324-2878
regulations@bscc.ca.gov

 
 

POST-HEARING MODIFICATIONS TO THE TEXT OF THE REGULATIONS

Following the public comment period, the BSCC may adopt the proposed regulations substantially as proposed in this notice or with modifications that are sufficiently related to the original proposed text and notice of proposed changes. Any modifications made to the full text of the proposed modifications will be clearly indicated and made available to the public for at least 15 days prior to the date that the BSCC adopts, amends, or repeals the regulation(s). The BSCC will accept written comments on the modified regulation text during the 15-day period. Comments should be addressed to the primary contact person as provided above.

 

NOTE: To be notified of any modifications, you must submit written/oral comments at the public hearing, if a hearing is held; submit comments to the office during the written public comment period; or specifically request to be notified of any modifications.

 

NOTICE DOCUMENTS

Notice of Proposed Action (full text)

Proposed Text of Regulations

Initial Statement of Reasons

 

CONTACT PERSON FOR SUBSTANTIVE AND/OR TECHNICAL QUESTIONS

Requests for additional information or inquiries concerning the proposed action may be directed to the primary contact person:

 

Amanda Ferreira, Associate Governmental Program Analyst
2590 Venture Oaks Way, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95833
Phone: (916) 324-2878
regulations@bscc.ca.gov

 

Fax: (916) 322-2461The auxiliary contact person is:

 

Lindsay Tu, Staff Services Manager I
2590 Venture Oaks Way, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95833
Phone: (916) 214-7009
regulations@bscc.ca.gov
Fax: (916) 322-2461