2009 California Penal Code - Section 6100-6106 :: Chapter 8. The Medical FacilityPENAL CODE
6100. There is hereby established an institution under the jurisdiction of the Department of Corrections to be known as the Medical Facility. 6101. The Medical Facility shall be located in the northern part of the State. 6102. The primary purpose of the medical facility shall be the receiving, segregation, confinement, treatment and care of males under the custody of the Department of Corrections or any agency thereof who are any of the following: (a) Mentally disordered. (b) Developmentally disabled. (c) Addicted to the use of controlled substances. (d) Suffering from any other chronic disease or condition. 6103. The Director of Corrections shall construct and equip, in accordance with law, suitable buildings, structures, and facilities for the Medical Facility. 6104. The Director of Corrections shall make rules and regulations for the government of the Medical Facility and the management of its affairs. 6105. The Governor, upon the recommendation of the Director of Corrections, in accordance with Section 6050, shall appoint a warden for the medical facility. The director 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. 6106. The supervision, management, and control of the Medical Facility and the responsibility for the care, custody, treatment, training, discipline and employment of persons confined therein are vested in the Director of Corrections. The provisions of Part 3 (commencing with Section 2000) apply to the institution as a prison under the jurisdiction of the Department of Corrections and to the persons confined therein insofar as those provisions may be applicable.
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