AB 268

  • California Assembly Bill
  • 2023-2024 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Assembly
  • Assembly
  • Senate
  • Governor

Board of State and Community Corrections.


Existing law establishes and regulates the state prison for the confinement of persons convicted of certain felony offenses. Existing law also regulates county jails used for the confinement of persons awaiting trial and persons convicted of misdemeanors and certain felony offenses. Existing law establishes the Board of State and Community Corrections to provide statewide leadership, coordination, and technical assistance to promote effective state and local efforts and partnerships in California's adult and juvenile criminal justice system. The duties of the board, among others, include establishing standards for local correctional facilities and correctional officers. Under existing law, the board is composed of 13 members, as specified. This bill would, commencing July 1, 2024, add 2 additional members to the board, a licensed health care provider and a licensed mental health care provider, each appointed by the Governor, subject to confirmation by the Senate. The bill would also, commencing July 1, 2024, require the board to develop and adopt regulations pertaining to standards of care for incarcerated persons with mental health issues by local correctional facilities, including requirements for training of correctional staff, requirements for mental health screening, and requirements for safety checks of incarcerated persons.

Bill Sponsors (7)



Mar 22, 2023


In committee: Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR. suspense file.

  • Referral-Committee
APPR APPR. suspense file.

Feb 28, 2023


From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 6. Noes 2.) (February 28). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Committee-Passage
  • Committee-Passage-Favorable
  • Referral-Committee
Com. on APPR.

Feb 02, 2023


Referred to Com. on PUB. S.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on PUB. S.

Jan 24, 2023


From printer. May be heard in committee February 23.

Jan 23, 2023


Read first time. To print.

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
01/23/23 - Introduced PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
02/27/23- Assembly Public Safety PDF
03/20/23- Assembly Appropriations PDF


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