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§ 3413.1. Compensation for Witnesses.


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 15. Crime Prevention and Corrections
Division 3. Adult Institutions, Programs and Parole
Chapter 1. Rules and Regulations of Adult Operations and Programs
Subchapter 5. Personnel
Article 2. Employees (Refs & Annos)
15 CCR § 3413.1
§ 3413.1. Compensation for Witnesses.
(a) Pursuant to Government Code section 68097.2(a), any state employee who is obliged by a subpoena to attend as a witness before any court or other tribunal in any civil action or proceeding in connection with a matter, event, or transaction which they have expertise gained in the course of their duties, shall receive the salary or other compensation to which they are normally entitled from the department during the time the employee travels to and from the place where the court or other tribunal is located and while they are required to remain at the place pursuant to the subpoena. The employee shall also receive from the department the actual necessary and reasonable traveling expenses incurred in complying with the subpoena.
(b) Pursuant to Government Code section 68097.2(b), the department shall require:
(1) The amount of one hundred fifty dollars ($150), to accompany the subpoena upon delivery to the person accepting the subpoena for each day that the state employee is required to remain in attendance pursuant to the subpoena. This amount shall be in the form of a check or money order made payable to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.
(2) The party at whose request the subpoena is issued to reimburse the department for the full cost incurred in paying the state employee their salary or other compensation and traveling expenses for each day that the employee is required to remain in attendance pursuant to the subpoena.
(c) Any employee who meets the requirements of subsection (a) shall submit to their immediate supervisor an itemized travel expense claim within two business days following his or her testimony.
(d) Any employee who is subpoenaed to testify as to what they witnessed, not for their expertise gained in the course of their employment with the department and received witness fees pursuant to Government Code section 68093, shall relinquish those fees to the department if the employee has been on pay status during the duration of their testimony.
Note: Authority cited: Section 5058, Penal Code. Reference: Sections 19572, 68093, 68097.1, 68097.2(a) and (b) Government Code; Section 5054, Penal Code; Title 2, Division 5, Section 18674; andFox v. State Personnel Board (1996) 49 Cal.App.4th 1034.
1. New section filed 12-19-2006; operative 12-19-2006 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4 (Register 2006, No. 51).
This database is current through 5/13/22 Register 2022, No. 19
15 CCR § 3413.1, 15 CA ADC § 3413.1
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