§ 3321. Confidential Material.
15 CA ADC § 3321BARCLAYS 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 4. General Institution Regulations
Article 5. Inmate Discipline (Refs & Annos)
15 CCR § 3321
§ 3321. Confidential Material.
(a) The following types of information shall be classified as confidential:
(1) Information which, if known to the inmate, would endanger the safety of any person.
(2) Information which would jeopardize the security of the institution.
(3) Specific medical or psychological information which, if known to the inmate, would be medically or psychologically detrimental to the inmate.
(4) Information provided and classified confidential by another governmental agency.
(5) A Security Threat Group debrief report, reviewed and approved by the debriefing subject, for placement in the confidential section of the central file.
(b) Uses of specific confidential material.
(1) No decision shall be based upon information from a confidential source, unless other documentation corroborates information from the source, or unless other circumstantial evidence surrounding the event and the documented reliability of the source satisfies the decision maker(s) that the information is true.
(2) Any document containing information from a confidential source shall include an evaluation of the source's reliability, a brief statement of the reason for the conclusion reached, and a statement of reason why the information or source is not disclosed.
(3) The documentation given to the inmate shall include:
(A) The fact that the information came from a confidential source.
(B) As much of the information as can be disclosed without identifying its source including an evaluation of the source's reliability; a brief statement of the reason for the conclusion reached; and, a statement of reason why the information or source is not disclosed.
(c) A confidential source's reliability may be established by one or more of the following criteria:
(1) The confidential source has previously provided information which proved to be true.
(2) Other confidential source have independently provided the same information.
(3) The information provided by the confidential source is self-incriminating.
(4) Part of the information provided is corroborated through investigation or by information provided by non-confidential sources.
(5) The confidential source is the victim.
(6) This source successfully completed a polygraph examination.
(d) Filing confidential material.
(1) Only case information meeting the criteria for confidentiality shall be filed in the confidential section of an inmate's/parolee's central file.
(2) Proposed confidential documents shall be reviewed, signed, and dated by a staff person at the correctional counselor III, parole agent III, correctional captain, or higher staff level to indicate approval of the confidential designation and placement in the confidential section of the central file.
(3) Classification committees shall review the material filed in the confidential folder of each case considered. Any material not approved but designated confidential shall be removed from the folder and submitted to the designated staff person for review and determination.
Note: Authority cited: Section 5058, Penal Code. Reference: Sections 1798.34, 1798.40, 1798.41 and 1798.42, Civil Code; Section 6255, Government Code; Sections 2081.5, 2600, 2601, 2932, 5054 and 5068, Penal Code; and Illinois v. Gates, 462 U.S. 213 (1983).
1. Repealer and new section filed 8-7-87 as an emergency; operative 8-7-87 (Register 87, No. 34). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL within 120 days or emergency language will be repealed on 12-7-87.
2. Certificate of Compliance as to 8-7-87 order transmitted to OAL 12-4-87; disapproved by OAL (Register 88, No. 16).
3. Repealer and new section filed 1-4-88 as an emergency; operative 1-4-88 (Register 88, No. 16). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL within 120 days or emergency language will be repealed on 5-3-88.
4. Certificate of Compliance as to 1-4-88 order transmitted to OAL 5-3-88; disapproved by OAL (Register 88, No. 24).
5. Repealer and new section filed 6-2-88 as an emergency; operative 6-2-88 (Register 88, No. 24). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL within 120 days or emergency language will be repealed on 9-30-88.
6. Certificate of Compliance transmitted to OAL 9-26-88 and filed 10-26-88 (Register 88, No. 50).
7. Amendment of subsection (c)(4) and Note filed 8-30-99 as an emergency; operative 8-30-99 (Register 99, No. 36). Pursuant to Penal Code section 5058(e), a Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 2-8-2000 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
8. Certificate of Compliance as to 8-30-99 order transmitted to OAL 2-7-2000 and filed 3-21-2000 (Register 2000, No. 12).
9. New subsection (a)(5), amendment of subsection (b)(1) and new subsection (c)(6) filed 10-17-2014; operative 10-17-2014 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2014, No. 42.
This database is current through 11/19/21 Register 2021, No. 47
15 CCR § 3321, 15 CA ADC § 3321
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