Article 6. California Men’s Colony of California Penal Code >> Title 1. >> Part 3. >> Chapter 1. >> Article 6.
The Director of Corrections is authorized to establish a
state prison for the confinement of males under the custody of the
Director of Corrections. It shall be a medium security institution
and shall be known as the California Men's Colony.
The prison authorized to be established by Section 2046
shall be a medium security type institution. Its primary purpose
shall be to provide custody, care, industrial, vocational, and other
training to persons confined therein.
Any person under the custody of the Director of Corrections
may be transferred to the said prison in accordance with law.
A warden for the said prison shall be appointed pursuant to
Section 6050, and the Director of Corrections shall apoint, subject
to civil service, such other officials and employees as may be
necessary therefor, and shall fix their compensation.
The Director of Corrections shall construct and equip in
accordance with law, suitable buildings, structures, and facilities
for the said prison.
The provisions of this part shall apply to the prison and
to the persons confined therein insofar as those provisions may be