Cal. Welf. and Inst. Code § 1178

Current through the 2022 Legislative Session.
Section 1178 - Honorable discharge of person previously committed to Division of Juvenile Facilities
(a) A person previously committed to the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Division of Juvenile Facilities may petition the Board of Juvenile Hearings for an honorable discharge upon his or her completion of local probation supervision following discharge, but not sooner than 18 months following the date of discharge, by the board.
(b) Commencing on or after July 1, 2018, a person housed at the Division of Juvenile Facilities pursuant to paragraph (3) of subdivision (c) of Section 1731.5 or Section 1731.7 may petition the Board of Juvenile Hearings for an honorable discharge upon his or her completion of parole or local probation supervision following release, but not sooner than 18 months following the date of release.
(c)
(1) The county of commitment shall inform youth currently or previously under its supervision, who were previously under the jurisdiction of the division, about the opportunity and process of petitioning the board for an honorable discharge.
(2) The county of commitment shall send a letter regarding the opportunity and process of petitioning the board for an honorable discharge to the last known residence of a person previously under the supervision of the county of commitment.
(d) Upon receiving a petition for an honorable discharge, the board shall request of the county of commitment, and the county of commitment shall provide, a summary report of the petitioner's performance while on probation after release from the Division of Juvenile Facilities.
(e) The Division of Juvenile Facilities shall promulgate regulations to implement this section.

Ca. Welf. and Inst. Code § 1178

Amended by Stats 2018 ch 36 (AB 1812),s 32, eff. 6/27/2018.
Added by Stats 2017 ch 683 (SB 625),s 5, eff. 1/1/2018.