(a) (1) Notwithstanding any other law, the supervising parole agency shall notify any person released on parole or postrelease community supervision pursuant to Title 2.05 (commencing with Section 3450) of Part 3 who has been classified by the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation as included within the highest control or risk classification that he or she shall be required to report to his or her assigned parole officer or designated local supervising agency within two days of release from the state prison.
(2) This section shall not prohibit the supervising parole agency or local supervising agency from requiring any person released on parole or postrelease community supervision to report to his or her assigned parole officer within a time period that is less than two days from the time of release.
(b) The supervising parole agency, within 24 hours of a parolee’s failure to report as required by this section, shall issue a written order suspending the parole of that parolee, pending a hearing before the Board of Parole Hearings or the court, as applicable, and shall request that a warrant be issued for the parolee’s arrest pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 3000.08.
(c) Upon the issuance of an arrest warrant for a parolee who has been classified within the highest control or risk classification, the assigned parole officer shall continue to carry the parolee on his or her regular caseload and shall continue to search for the parolee’s whereabouts.
(d) With regard to any inmate subject to this section, the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation shall release an inmate sentenced prior to January 1, 1996, one or two days before his or her scheduled release date if the inmate’s release date falls on the day before a holiday or weekend.
(e) With regard to any inmate subject to this section, the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation shall release an inmate one or two days after his or her scheduled release date if the release date falls on the day before a holiday or weekend.
(Amended by Stats. 2014, Ch. 26, Sec. 28. (AB 1468) Effective June 20, 2014.)
Last modified: October 25, 2018