Title 10. General Provisions of California Penal Code >> Title 10. >> Part 3.
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.
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office under any of the acts repealed by this act, which offices are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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
(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.
(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.
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