Youth Law Center Analysis of DJJ Parole Realignment to the Counties

Published On: October 1, 2010

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On October 19, 2010, the Public Safety budget trailer bill, A.B. 1628, was signed into law by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, effective immediately upon this date of enactment. This new law included language that amends the Welfare & Institutions Code (WIC) and reorganizes and realigns juvenile parole from the California Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) to the counties’ probation departments. This memo is YLC’s preliminary analysis of the language of the bill.

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