Bill Text: CA SB132 | 2019-2020 | Regular Session | Introduced

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Bill Title: Corrections.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-09-12 - Ordered to inactive file on request of Assembly Member Calderon. [SB132 Detail]

Download: California-2019-SB132-Introduced.html


CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2019–2020 REGULAR SESSION

Senate Bill No. 132


Introduced by Senator Wiener

January 14, 2019


An act relating to corrections.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 132, as introduced, Wiener. Corrections.
Existing law establishes the state prisons under the jurisdiction of the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Existing law authorizes a person sentenced to imprisonment in the state prison or a county jail for a felony to be, during the period of confinement, deprived of those rights, and only those rights, as is reasonably related to legitimate penological interests.
This bill would state the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation to ensure that transgender people in custody have equal rights and protections and to help protect the human dignity and safety of all people in custody.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 It is the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation to ensure that transgender people in custody have equal rights and protections and to help protect the human dignity and safety of all people in custody.
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