2007 California Vehicle Code Article 7. Presentence Investigation

CA Codes (veh:23655)

VEHICLE CODE

SECTION 23655




23655.  (a) Upon any conviction of a violation of Section 23152 or
23153, any judge of the court may order a presentence investigation
to determine whether a person convicted of the violation would
benefit from one or more education, training, or treatment programs,
and the court may order suitable education, training, or treatment
for the person, in addition to imposing any penalties required by
this code.
   (b) In determining whether to require, as a condition of
probation, the participation in a program pursuant to subdivision (b)
of Section 23538, subdivision (b) of Section 23542, subdivision (b)
of Section 23548, subdivision (b) of Section 23552, subdivision (b)
of Section 23556, subdivision (b) of Section 23562, or subdivision
(b) of Section 23568, the court may consider any relevant information
about the person made available pursuant to a presentence
investigation, which is permitted but not required by subdivision
(a), or other screening procedure.  That information shall not be
furnished to the court by any person who also provides services in a
privately operated, approved program or who has any direct interest
in a privately operated, approved program.  In addition, the court
shall obtain from the Department of Motor Vehicles a copy of the
person's driving record to determine whether the person is eligible
to participate in an approved program.
   (c) The Judicial Council shall adopt a standard form for use by
all courts, defendants, and alcohol or drug education programs in
certifying to the court that the person has achieved both of the
following:
   (1) Enrolled within the specified time period.
   (2) Successfully completed any program required by Section 23538
or 23556.

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