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§ 3640. Parolee Field Files.

15 CA ADC § 3640BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 15. Crime Prevention and Corrections
Division 3. Adult Institutions, Programs and Parole
Chapter 1. Rules and Regulations of Adult Operations and Programs
Subchapter 6. Adult Parole
Article 12. Parolee Field Files (Refs & Annos)
15 CCR § 3640
§ 3640. Parolee Field Files.
(a) For the purpose of this section, a parolee field file means a file maintained by a parole unit office containing information about a parolee and his or her current parole.
(b) Except by means of valid authorization, subpoena, or court order, no parolee or their attorney or the attorney's designee shall have access to another parolee's field file or component thereof.
(c) Parolees may review their own field file, subject to applicable federal and state law. This review shall be conducted in the presence of staff. The parolee will not be provided access to a computer to view any of his or her electronic records, if applicable, but instead will have a printed copy made available.
(d) No parolee or their attorney or the attorney's designee shall access information designated confidential pursuant to section 3321 which is in or from the parolee's field file.
(e) An attorney or the attorney's designee, hired to or appointed to represent a parolee in the parole revocation process may review a parolee's field file, subject to applicable federal and state law. A parolee's attorney or the attorney's designee is not required to obtain authorization from the parolee before reviewing the parolee's field file, though authorization may be provided. This review shall be conducted in the presence of staff. The attorney or the attorney's designee will not be provided access to a computer to view any of the parolee's electronic records, if applicable, but instead will have a printed copy made available.
(f) No parolee field file or component thereof shall be released to any agency or person outside the department, except for private attorneys hired to represent the department, the Office of the Attorney General, the Board of Parole Hearings, the Inspector General, and as provided by applicable federal and state law. Any outside person or entity that receives parolee field files is subject to all legal and departmental standards for the integrity and confidentiality of those documents.
Note: Authority Cited: Section 5058, Penal Code. Reference: Sections 2081.5, 5054 and 6126.5, Penal Code; Sections 56.10, 1798.24 and 1798.40, Civil Code; and Code of Federal Regulations, Title 45, Sections 164.512 and 164.524.
HISTORY
1. New article 12 (section 3640) and section filed 6-17-2009; operative 7-17-2009 (Register 2009, No. 25).
This database is current through 1/14/22 Register 2022, No. 2
15 CCR § 3640, 15 CA ADC § 3640
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