2009 California Penal Code - Section 4497.50-4497.56 :: Chapter 4. Purchase Of Correctional Industry Products For Correctional, Juvenile, And Youth Facilities

PENAL CODE
SECTION 4497.50-4497.56

4497.50.  In order to be eligible to receive funds derived from the
issuance of General Obligation Bonds under the County Correctional
Facility Capital Expenditure and Youth Facility Bond Act of 1988, a
county or city and county shall do all the following:
   (a) In the design and planning of facilities whose construction,
reconstruction, or remodeling is financed under the County
Correctional Facility Capital Expenditure and Youth Facility Bond Act
of 1988, products for construction, renovation, equipment, and
furnishings produced and sold by the Prison Industry Authority or
local jail industry programs shall be utilized in the plans and
specifications unless the county or city and county demonstrates
either of the following to the satisfaction of the Board of
Corrections or the Department of the Youth Authority:
   (1) The products cannot be produced and delivered without causing
delay to the construction of the property.
   (2) The products are not suitable for the facility or
competitively priced and cannot otherwise be reasonably adapted.
   (b) Counties and cities and counties shall consult with the staff
of the Prison Industry Authority or local jail industry program to
develop new products and adapt existing products to their needs.
   (c) The Board of Corrections or the Department of the Youth
Authority shall not enter into any contract with any county or city
and county until that county's or city and county's plan for purchase
from and consultation with the Prison Industry Authority or local
jail industry program is reviewed and approved by the Board of
Corrections or the Department of the Youth Authority.

4497.52.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a county or
city and county may contract for the purchase of products as
specified in Section 4497.50 with the Prison Industry Authority or
local jail industry program without the formality of obtaining bids
or otherwise complying with provisions of the Public Contract Code.

4497.54.  The Prison Industry Authority shall designate an
individual as County Jail and Juvenile Facility Liaison who shall
work with counties to maximize the utilization of Prison Industry
Authority products for construction, renovation, equipment, and
furnishing, to ensure that manufactured products meet the contract
specifications and delivery dates, and to assure consultation with
counties for development of new products and adaption of existing
products to meet their needs.

4497.56.  It is the intent of the Legislature to maximize the
utilization of Prison Industry Authority products for jail
construction, renovation, equipment, and furnishings to ensure that
prisoners work productively and contribute to reducing the cost to
the taxpayers of their incarceration.


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