California Penal Code Section 5055

CA Penal Code § 5055 (2017)  

Commencing July 1, 2005, all powers and duties previously granted to and imposed upon the Department of Corrections shall be exercised by the Secretary of the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, except where those powers and duties are expressly vested by law in the Board of Parole Hearings.

Whenever a power is granted to the secretary or a duty is imposed upon the secretary, the power may be exercised or the duty performed by a subordinate officer to the secretary or by a person authorized pursuant to law by the secretary.

(Amended by Stats. 2005, Ch. 10, Sec. 42. Effective May 10, 2005. Operative July 1, 2005, by Sec. 99 of Ch. 10.)

Last modified: October 25, 2018