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§ 3318. Assistance to Inmates for Serious Rule Violations.

15 CA ADC § 3318BARCLAYS 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 § 3318
§ 3318. Assistance to Inmates for Serious Rule Violations.
(a) Investigative employee. The investigative employee is designated to gather information for the senior hearing officer or disciplinary hearing committee as described in section 3315(d)(1)(A).
(1) The investigative employee shall:
(A) Interview the charged inmate.
(B) Gather information.
(C) Question all staff and inmates who may have relevant information.
(D) Screen prospective witnesses.
(E) Submit a written report to the senior hearing officer or disciplinary committee chairperson to include witness statements and a summary of the information collected specific to the violation charged.
(2) A copy of the investigative employee's report shall be provided to the inmate no less than 24 hours before a disciplinary hearing is held.
(3) When an investigative employee provides assistance to an inmate, in lieu of or in addition to that provided by a staff assistant, the investigative employee shall do so as a representative of the official who will conduct the disciplinary hearing rather than as a representative of the inmate.
(4) An investigative employee is not subject to the confidentiality provisions of subsection (b)(2)(A) and shall not withhold any information received from the inmate.
(b) Staff Assistant.
(1) The assigned staff assistant shall:
(A) Inform inmates of their rights and of the disciplinary hearing procedures.
(B) Advise and assist in the inmate's preparation for a disciplinary hearing, represent the inmate's position at the hearing, ensure that the inmate's position is understood, and that the inmate understands the decisions reached.
(C) Refrain from giving legal counsel or specifying the position the inmate should take in any disciplinary, classification or criminal proceeding.
(2) The inmate shall be informed that:
(A) The staff assistant shall keep confidential any information the inmate may disclose concerning the charges for which the staff assistant was assigned.
(B) All evidence and information obtained and considered or developed in the disciplinary process may be used in court if the violation has been or is to be referred for criminal prosecution.
(3) If the staff assistant becomes aware that the inmate is contemplating future criminal conduct, the staff assistant shall disclose this information if necessary to protect potential victims and prevent the contemplated crime.
(4) The staff assistant shall inform the inmate that all evidence and information obtained and considered or developed in the disciplinary process may be used in court if the same charges have been or are to be referred to the district attorney for possible criminal prosecution.
Note: Authority cited: Section 5058, Penal Code. Reference: Sections 2932 and 5054, Penal Code.
HISTORY
1. Amendment filed 2-24-77; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 77, No. 9).
2. Amendment filed 8-17-79 as an emergency; effective upon filing (Register 79, No. 33). A Certificate of Compliance must be filed within 120 days or emergency language will be repealed on 12-15-79.
3. New subsection (e) filed 11-1-79 as an emergency; effective upon filing (Register 79, No. 44). A Certificate of Compliance must be filed within 120 days or emergency language will be repealed on 3-1-80.
4. Certificate of Compliance as to 8-17-79 order filed 12-14-79 (Register 79, No. 50).
5. Certificate of Compliance as to 11-1-79 order filed 2-15-80 (Register 80, No. 7).
6. Amendment filed 2-15-80; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 80, No. 7).
7. Amendment filed 5-4-83; designated effective 6-1-83 pursuant to Government Code Section 11346.2(d) (Register 83, No. 19).
8. Amendment of section heading and section filed 5-5-95; operative 6-5-95 (Register 95, No. 18).
9. Amendment of subsections (a), (a)(1)(E) and (b)(2)(A)-(B) filed 8-4-2008; operative 8-4-2008 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4 (Register 2008, No. 32).
This database is current through 11/19/21 Register 2021, No. 47
15 CCR § 3318, 15 CA ADC § 3318
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