2009 California Penal Code - Section 11175-11179 :: Article 3. Uniform Act For Out-of-state Parolee SupervisionPENAL CODE
11175. This article may be cited as the Uniform Act for Out-of-State Probationer or Parolee Supervision. 11176. Pursuant to the authority vested in this State by that certain act of Congress, approved June 6, 1934, and entitled "An act granting the consent of Congress to any two or more states to enter into agreements or compacts for cooperative effort and mutual assistance in the prevention of crime, and for other purposes," the Governor is hereby authorized and directed to enter into a compact or compacts on behalf of this State with any of the United States legally joining therein. 11177. The compact or compacts authorized by Section 11176 shall be in substantially the following form: A compact entered into by and among the contracting states, signatories hereto, with the consent of the Congress of the United States of America, granted by an act entitled "An act granting the consent of Congress to any two or more states to enter into agreements or compacts for cooperative effort and mutual assistance in the prevention of crime and for other purposes." The contracting states solemnly agree: (1) That it shall be competent for the duly constituted judicial and administrative authorities of a state party to this compact (herein called "sending state"), to permit any person convicted of an offense within such state and placed on probation or released on parole to reside in any other state party to this compact (herein called "receiving state") while on probation or parole, if (a) Such person is in fact a resident of or has his family residing within the receiving state and can obtain employment there; (b) Though not a resident of the receiving state and not having his family residing there, the receiving state consents to such person being sent there. Before granting such permission, opportunity shall be granted to the receiving state to investigate the home and prospective employment of such person. A resident of the receiving state, within the meaning of this section, is one who has been an actual inhabitant of such state continuously for more than one year prior to his coming to the sending state and has not resided within the sending state more than six continuous months immediately preceding the commission of the offense for which he has been convicted. (2) That each receiving state will assume the duties of visitation of and supervision over probationers or parolees of any sending state and in the exercise of those duties will be governed by the same standards that prevail for its own probationers and parolees. (3) That duly accredited officers of a sending state may at all times enter a receiving state and there apprehend and retake any person on probation or parole. For that purpose no formalities will be required other than establishing the authority of the officer and the identity of the person to be retaken. All legal requirements to obtain extradition of fugitives from justice are hereby expressly waived on the part of states party hereto, as to such persons. The decision of the sending state to retake a person on probation or parole shall be conclusive upon and not reviewable within the receiving state. If at the time when a state seeks to retake a probationer or parolee there should be pending against him within the receiving state any criminal charge, or he should be suspected of having committed within such state a criminal offense, he shall not be retaken without the consent of the receiving state until discharged from prosecution or from imprisonment for such offense. (4) That the duly accredited officers of the sending state will be permitted to transport prisoners being retaken through any and all states parties to this compact, without interference. (5) That the governor of each state may designate an officer who, acting jointly with like officers of other contracting states, if and when appointed, shall promulgate such rules and regulations as may be deemed necessary to more effectively carry out the terms of this compact. (6) That this compact shall become operative immediately upon its ratification by any state as between it and any other state or states so ratifying. When ratified it shall have the full force and effect of law within such state, the form of ratification to be in accordance with the laws of the ratifying state. (7) That this compact shall continue in force and remain binding upon each ratifying state until renounced by it. The duties and obligations hereunder of a renouncing state shall continue as to parolees or probationers residing therein at the time of withdrawal until retaken or finally discharged by the sending state. Renunciation of this compact shall be by the same authority which ratified it, by sending six months' notice in writing of its intention to withdraw from the compact to the other states party hereto. 11177.1. (a) Before a probationer or parolee may be returned to the sending state under this compact, he shall have a right to counsel and to a hearing before a magistrate to determine whether he is in fact a probationer or parolee who was allowed to reside in this or any other state pursuant to this compact, whether his return to the sending state has been ordered, and whether there is probable cause to believe he is the same person whose return is sought. At the hearing, the magistrate shall accept certified copies of probation or parole documents showing that this compact has been invoked and that the probationer or parolee has been ordered returned to the sending state, and these documents shall constitute conclusive proof of their contents. If the magistrate concludes that the probationer or parolee is subject to the terms of this compact, an order shall be issued forthwith directing the delivery to the sending state of the probationer or parolee. (b) If the probationer or parolee or his counsel desires to test the legality of the order issued under subdivision (a), the magistrate shall fix a reasonable time to be allowed him within which to apply for a writ of habeas corpus. If the writ is denied and probable cause appears for an application for a writ of habeas corpus to another court, or justice or judge thereof, the order denying the writ shall fix a reasonable time within which the accused may again apply for a writ of habeas corpus. 11177.2. (a) No parolee or inmate may be released on parole to reside in any other receiving state if the parolee or inmate is subject to an unsatisfied order of restitution to a victim or a restitution fine within the sending state. (b) A parolee or inmate may be granted an exception to the prohibition in subdivision (a) if the parolee or inmate posts a bond for the amount of the restitution order. (c) A parolee or inmate may petition the court for a hearing to determine whether, in the interests of justice, the prohibition against leaving the state should be waived. This section shall not be construed to allow the reduction or waiver of a restitution order or fine. 11177.5. The officer designated by the Governor pursuant to subdivision 5 of Section 11177 of this code may deputize any person regularly employed by another state to act as an officer and agent of this State in effecting the return of any person who has violated the terms and conditions of parole or probation as granted by this State. In any matter relating to the return of such a person, any agent so deputized shall have all the powers of a police officer of this State. Any deputization pursuant to this section shall be in writing and any person authorized to act as an agent of this State pursuant hereto shall carry formal evidence of his deputization and shall produce the same upon demand. 11177.6. The officer designated by the Governor pursuant to subdivision 5 of Section 11177 of this code may, subject to the approval of the Department of General Services, enter into contracts with similar officials of any other state or states for the purpose of sharing an equitable portion of the cost of effecting the return of any person who has violated the terms and conditions of parole or probation as granted by this state. 11178. If any portion of this article is held unconstitutional, such decision shall not affect the validity of any other portions of this act. 11179. This article and compacts made pursuant thereto shall be construed as separate and distinct from any act or acts of this State relating to the extradition of fugitives from justice.
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