Article 3. Advisory Committees For Adult Detention Facilities of California Penal Code >> Title 4. >> Part 3. >> Chapter 2. >> Article 3.
The board of supervisors may establish in each county a
county advisory committee on adult detention.
There shall be 6, 9, or 12 members of the committee.
One-third shall be appointed by the board of supervisors, one-third
by the sheriff, and one-third by the presiding judge of the superior
court. Of the members appointed by the presiding judge, one shall be
a member of the State Bar.
The members of the committee shall hold office for four
years, and until their successors are appointed and qualify. Of those
first appointed by the sheriff, superior court judge, and the board
of supervisors, one shall hold office for two years, and one for four
years; and the respective terms of the members first appointed shall
be determined by lot as soon as possible after their appointment.
When a vacancy occurs in the committee by expiration of the term of
office of any member thereof, his successor shall be appointed to
hold office for a term of four years. When a vacancy occurs for any
other reason, the appointee shall hold office for the unexpired term
of his predecessor.
Members of the committee shall serve without compensation,
but shall be allowed their reasonable expenses as approved by the
presiding judge of the superior court. The expenses shall be a charge
upon the county in which the court has jurisdiction, and shall be
paid out of the county treasury upon a written order of the presiding
judge of the superior court directing the county auditor to draw a
warrant upon the county treasurer for the specified amount of such
expenses. All orders by the presiding judge upon the county treasurer
shall be filed in duplicate with the county board of supervisors and
The committee shall file a report within 90 days after the
thirty-first day of December of the calendar year for which such
report is made, copies of which shall be filed with the county board
of supervisors, the presiding judge, the sheriff, the Board of
Corrections, and the Attorney General.
The committee shall annually inspect the city and county
adult detention facilities. Such inspection shall be concerned with
the conditions of inmate employment, detention, care, custody,
training, and treatment on the basis of, but not limited to, the
minimum standards established by the Board of Corrections. A report
of such visitations together with pertinent recommendations shall be
annually filed in accordance with the provisions of Section 4304 of