For purposes of this code, “mandatory supervision” shall mean the portion of a defendant‘s sentenced term during which time he or she is supervised by the county probation officer pursuant to subparagraph (B) of paragraph (5) of subdivision (h) of Section 1170.

(Added by Stats. 2012, Ch. 43, Sec. 14. (SB 1023) Effective June 27, 2012.)

Terms Used In California Penal Code 19.9

  • county: includes "city and county". See California Penal Code 7
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.