Article 1. General Provisions of California Penal Code >> Title 6. >> Part 4. >> Chapter 4. >> Article 1.
There is hereby created in state government a Judicial
Criminal Justice Planning Committee of seven members. The Judicial
Council shall appoint the members of the committee who shall hold
office at its pleasure. In this respect the Legislature finds as
(a) The California court system has a constitutionally established
independence under the judicial and separation of power clauses of
the State Constitution.
(b) The California court system has a statewide structure created
under the Constitution, state statutes, and state court rules, and
the Judicial Council of California is the constitutionally
established state agency having responsibility for the operation of
(c) The California court system will be directly affected by the
criminal justice planning that will be done under this title and by
the federal grants that will be made to implement that planning.
(d) For effective planning and implementation of court projects it
is essential that the Office of Emergency Services have the advice
and assistance of a state judicial system planning committee.
The expenses necessarily incurred by the members of the
Judicial Criminal Justice Planning Committee in the performance of
their duties under this title shall be paid by the Judicial Council,
but it shall be reimbursed by the Office of Emergency Services to the
extent that federal funds can be made available for that purpose.
Staff support for the committee's activities shall be provided by the
Judicial Council, but the cost of that staff support shall be
reimbursed by the Office of Emergency Services to the extent that
federal funds can be made available for that purpose.