The State Authorized Risk Assessment Tool for Sex Offenders (SARATSO) shall be administered by the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to assess every eligible person who is incarcerated in state prison and every eligible person who is on parole if the person was not assessed prior to release from state prison). The Department of Mental Health shall administer the SARATSO to assess every eligible person who is committed to that department.
(a)-(b) All DNA and forensic identification profiles and other identification information or biological samples retained by the Department of Justice are exempt from any law requiring disclosure of information to the public or return of biological specimens, samples, or print impressions.
Every person confined in the state prison who commits a battery by intentionally placing or throwing human excrement or other bodily fluids or bodily substances on the person of a peace officer or other employee of the state prison may be ordered by the chief medical officer to receive an immediate voluntary or involuntary examination or test for hepatitis or tuberculosis and subsequent follow-up examinations if deemed necessary to the health of the peace officer or employee.
(e) Terms of imprisonment are subject to recall and reconsideration if any physician employed by the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation determines, and subsequently notifies the chief medical officer, that a prisoner has six months or less to live or is permanently medically incapacitated. If the chief medical officer concurs with the prognosis, he or she shall notify the warden of the re-sentencing proceedings.
A person may be committed beyond the "maximum term of commitment" when the medical director of the treatment facility submits to the prosecuting an opinion that indicates further need for commitment. If requested by the prosecuting attorney, this opinion shall be accompanied by evaluations and relevant hospital records
If a person is granted formal probation for a crime of domestic violence, the probation department shall make an investigation and take into consideration such factors such as medical history. Such information shall be provided to the batterer's program as requested.
Upon judgment for imprisonment in state prison, the sheriff shall deliver to the warden various documents including a Confidential Medical/Mental Health Information Transfer Form that indicates that the defendant is medically capable of being transported.
As a condition of parole, a prisoner shall be treated by the Department of Mental Health when the person in charge of treating the prisoner and a psychiatrist or psychologist have evaluated the prisoner and a Department of Corrections chief psychiatrist has certified to the Board of Prison Terms that the prisoner has a severe mental disorder that cannot be kept in remission without treatment, that the disorder was a factor in the commission of the crime, that the prisoner has received treatment for the disorder for 90 or more days, and that because of the disorder the prisoner is a substantial
Mental health treatment required by Penal Code 2962 shall be inpatient unless the Department of Mental Health certifies to the Board of Prison Terms that the patient can be safely and effectively treated on an outpatient basis. Prior to placing a parolee in an outpatient treatment program, the Department of Mental Health shall consult with the local outpatient program as to the appropriate treatment plan.
If a parolee's severe mental disorder is put in remission and can be maintained in remission, the Director of Mental Health shall notify the Board of Prison Terms and the Department of Mental Health shall discontinue treating the parolee.