2019 California Code
Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC
CHAPTER 1 - The Youth Authority
ARTICLE 1 - General Provisions and Definitions
Section 1703.


As used in this chapter the following terms have the following meanings:

(a) “Public offenses” means public offenses as that term is defined in the Penal Code.

(b) “Court” includes any official authorized to impose sentence for a public offense.

(c) “Youth Authority,” “Authority,” “authority,” or “division” means the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Division of Juvenile Facilities.

(d) “Board” or “board” means the Board of Parole Hearings, until January 1, 2007, at which time “board” shall refer to the body created to hear juvenile parole matters under the jurisdiction of the Director of the Division of Juvenile Justice in the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

(e) The masculine pronoun includes the feminine.

(f) This section shall remain in effect only until July 1, 2020, and as of that date is repealed.

(Amended by Stats. 2019, Ch. 25, Sec. 55. (SB 94) Effective June 27, 2019. Repealed as of July 1, 2020, by its own provisions. See later operative version added by Sec. 56 of Stats. 2019, Ch. 25.)

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