Chapter 4. Division Of Juvenile Facilities of California Penal Code >> Title 7. >> Part 3. >> Chapter 4.
Commencing July 1, 2005, the establishment, organization,
jurisdiction, powers, duties, responsibilities, and functions of the
Youth Authority as provided in the Youth Authority Act (Chapter 1
(commencing with Section 1700) of Division 2.5 of the Welfare and
Institutions Code), as it existed on June 30, 2005, are continued in
the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Division of
(a) Whenever a person confined to a correctional institution
under the supervision of the Department of Corrections and
Rehabilitation is charged with a public offense committed within the
confines of that institution and is tried for that public offense, a
city, county, or superior court shall be entitled to reimbursement
for reasonable and necessary costs connected with that matter.
(b) The appropriate financial officer or other designated official
of a county or the city finance officer of a city incurring any
costs in connection with that matter shall make out a statement of
all the costs incurred by the county or city for the investigation,
the preparation for the trial, participation in the actual trial of
the case, all guarding and keeping of the person, and the execution
of the sentence of the person, properly certified to by a judge of
the superior court of the county. The statement may not include any
costs that are incurred by the superior court pursuant to subdivision
(c). The statement shall be sent to the department for its approval.
After the approval the department must cause the amount of the costs
to be paid out of the money appropriated for the support of the
department to the county treasurer of the county or the city finance
officer of the city incurring those costs.
(c) The superior court shall prepare a statement of all costs
incurred by the court for the preparation of the trial and the actual
trial of the case. The statement may not include any costs that are
incurred by the city or county pursuant to subdivision (a). The
statement shall be sent to the Administrative Office of the Courts
for approval and reimbursement.
(d) No city, county, or other jurisdiction may file, and the state
may not reimburse, a claim pursuant to this section that is
presented to the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation or to
any other agency or department of the state more than six months
after the close of the month in which the costs were incurred.