2009 California Penal Code - Section 2048-2048.6 :: Article 7. California Correctional Institution At TehachapiPENAL CODE
2048. The Director of Corrections is authorized to establish a state prison for the confinement of males under the custody of the Director of Corrections, to be known as the California Correctional Institution at Tehachapi. The California Correctional Institution at Tehachapi shall be situated on such state land as is, as of the effective date of this article, the site of the Tehachapi Branch, California Institution for Men. 2048.1. The primary purpose of the prison authorized to be established by Section 2048 shall be to provide custody and care, and industrial, vocational, and other training to persons confined therein. 2048.2. Any person under the custody of the Director of Corrections may be transferred to the California Correctional Institution at Tehachapi in accordance with law. 2048.4. The warden for the California Correctional Institution at Tehachapi shall be appointed pursuant to Section 6050, and the Director of Corrections shall appoint, subject to civil service, those other officers and employees as may be necessary. The Director of Corrections may remove a warden at his or her own discretion at any time. 2048.5. The Director of Corrections shall construct and equip, in accordance with law, suitable buildings, structures, and facilities for the California Correctional Institution at Tehachapi. 2048.6. The provisions of Part 3 (commencing with Section 2000) apply to the California Correctional Institution at Tehachapi and to the persons confined therein insofar as those provisions may be applicable.
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