California Penal Code Title 8.7 - Examination of Inmates and Wards for Tuberculosis

  • Section 7570.
    In enacting this chapter, the Legislature hereby finds and declares that tuberculosis is a serious contagious disease. It is vital to the health and safety...
  • Section 7571.
    For purposes of this title, the following definitions shall apply:(a) Chief medical officer means the chief medical officer or acting chief medical officer of a...
  • Section 7572.
    The chief of medical services, or his or her designee, shall use every available means to ascertain the existence of, and to immediately investigate all...
  • Section 7573.
    (a) The chief medical officer shall order an inmate or ward to receive an examination or test, or may order an inmate or ward to...
  • Section 7574.
    Notwithstanding Section 2600 or 2601, or any other provision of law, any inmate or ward who refuses to submit to an examination, test, or treatment...
  • Section 7575.
    To provide effective control of the spread of tuberculosis in institutions and to identify those among the inmate and ward populations with tuberculosis, the Department...
  • Section 7576.
    (a) The Department of Corrections, the Department of the Youth Authority, the Board of Prison Terms, and the Youthful Offender Parole Board shall compile information...

Last modified: September 9, 2016