§ 3040 The Board of Prison Terms shall have the power to allow prisoners …
§ 3041 (a) (1) In the case of any inmate sentenced pursuant to any …
§ 3041.1 (a) Any time before an inmate’s release, the Governor may …
§ 3041.2 (a) During the 30 days following the granting, denial, …
§ 3041.5 (a) At all hearings for the purpose of reviewing an inmate’s …
§ 3041.7 At any hearing for the purpose of setting, postponing, or rescinding …
§ 3042 (a) (1) At least 30 days before the Board of Parole …
§ 3043 (a) (1) Upon request to the Department of Corrections and …
§ 3043.1 Notwithstanding any other law, a victim, his or her next of kin, or …
§ 3043.2 (a) (1) In lieu of personal appearance at any hearing to …
§ 3043.25 Any victim, next of kin, members of the victim’s immediate family, or …
§ 3043.3 As used in Sections 3043, 3043.1, 3043.2, and 3043.25, the term …
§ 3043.5 (a) This section shall be known as the “Condit-Nolan Public …
§ 3043.6 Any person authorized to appear at a parole hearing pursuant to …
§ 3044 (a) Notwithstanding any other law, the Board of Parole Hearings …
§ 3045 Any sentence based on conviction of crime of which the person was …
§ 3046 (a) An inmate imprisoned under a life sentence shall not be …
§ 3049 In all other cases not heretofore provided for, no prisoner sentenced …
§ 3049.5 Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 3049, any prisoner selected …
§ 3050 (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any inmate under …
§ 3051 (a) (1) A youth offender parole hearing is a hearing by the …
§ 3051.1 (a) Notwithstanding subdivision (i) of Section 3051, the board …
§ 3052 The Board of Parole Hearings shall have the power to establish and …
§ 3053 (a) The Board of Prison Terms upon granting any parole to any …
§ 3053.2 (a) Upon the request of the victim, or the victim’s parent or …
§ 3053.4 In the case of any person who is released from prison on parole or …
§ 3053.5 Upon granting parole to any prisoner convicted of any of the offenses …
§ 3053.6 (a) Where a person committed to prison for a sex crime for which …
§ 3053.8 (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, when a person is …
§ 3054 (a) (1) The Department of Corrections shall establish three …
§ 3055 (a) The Elderly Parole Program is hereby established, to be …
§ 3056 (a) Prisoners on parole shall remain under the supervision of …
§ 3057 (a) Confinement pursuant to a revocation of parole in the …
§ 3058 Any person who knowingly and wilfully communicates to another, either …
§ 3058.4 (a) All parole officers shall report to the appropriate child …
§ 3058.5 The Department of Corrections shall provide within 10 days, upon …
§ 3058.6 (a) Whenever any person confined to state prison is serving a …
§ 3058.61 Whenever any person confined to state prison is serving a term for a …
§ 3058.65 (a) (1) Whenever any person confined in the state prison is …
§ 3058.7 (a) Whenever any sheriff or chief of police is notified of the …
§ 3058.8 (a) At the time a notification is sent pursuant to subdivision …
§ 3058.9 (a) Whenever any person confined to state prison is serving a …
§ 3059 If any paroled prisoner shall leave the state without permission of …
§ 3060.1 Upon the revocation of the parole of any prisoner who was ordered by …
§ 3060.5 Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the parole authority …
§ 3060.6 Notwithstanding any other provision of law, on or after January 1, …
§ 3060.7 (a) (1) Notwithstanding any other law, the supervising …
§ 3060.9 (a) The Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation is hereby …
§ 3062 The Governor of the state shall have like power to revoke the parole …
§ 3063 No parole shall be suspended or revoked without cause, which cause …
§ 3063.1 (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, and except as …
§ 3063.2 In a case where a parolee had been ordered to undergo drug treatment …
§ 3063.5 In parole revocation or revocation extension proceedings, a parolee …
§ 3063.6 Parole revocation proceedings and parole revocation extension …
§ 3064 From and after the suspension or revocation of the parole of any …
§ 3065 Except as otherwise provided in Section 1170.2 and Article 1 …
§ 3066 Notwithstanding Section 11425.10 of the Government Code, Chapter 4.5 …
§ 3067 (a) Any inmate who is eligible for release on parole pursuant to …
§ 3068 (a) The Department of Corrections shall operate the Preventing …
§ 3069 (a) The Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation is hereby …
§ 3069.5 (a) The department, in consultation with the Legislative …
§ 3070 The Department of Corrections shall develop and report, utilizing …
§ 3071 The Department of Corrections shall implement, by January 1, 2002, a …
§ 3072 (a) The Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, subject to …
§ 3073 The Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation is hereby authorized …
§ 3073.1 Counties are hereby authorized to contract with the Department of …

Terms Used In California Codes > Penal Code > Part 3 > Title 1 > Chapter 8 > Article 3

  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Case law: The law as laid down in cases that have been decided in the decisions of the courts.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • county: includes "city and county". See California Education Code 1012
  • County: includes city and county. See California Education Code 24937
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Defense attorney: Represent defendants in criminal matters.
  • department: means the State Department of Health Services. See California Penal Code 3049.5
  • department: means State Department of Health Services. See California Education Code 24943
  • Director: means "State Director of Health Services. See California Education Code 24944
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • En banc: In the bench or "full bench." Refers to court sessions with the entire membership of a court participating rather than the usual quorum. U.S. courts of appeals usually sit in panels of three judges, but may expand to a larger number in certain cases. They are then said to be sitting en banc.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Hearsay: Statements by a witness who did not see or hear the incident in question but heard about it from someone else. Hearsay is usually not admissible as evidence in court.
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • knowingly: import s only a knowledge that the facts exist which bring the act or omission within the provisions of this code. See California Education Code 1012
  • magistrate: signifies any one of the officers mentioned in Section 808. See California Education Code 1012
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See California Education Code 1012
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • peace officer: signify any one of the officers mentioned in Chapter 4. See California Education Code 1012
  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See California Education Code 1012
  • person: includes : laboratory, firm, association, corporation, copartnership, and educational institution. See California Penal Code 3049.5
  • Person: means any person, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, limited liability company, or company. See California Education Code 24942
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • property: includes both real and personal property. See California Education Code 1012
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Education Code 1012
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" may include the district and territories. See California Education Code 1012
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Education Code 25000.5
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.