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.
For the purposes of proving that a prisoner has received 90 or more days of treatment within the year prior to the prisoner's parole or release, records of any state or federal penitentiary, county jail or state hospital may be admitted as evidence.
Upon parole of a domestic violence offender, the parole agent or officer shall conduct an initial assessment of the parolee, which information shall be provided to the batterer's program. The assessment shall include, but it not limited to, information like medical history and substance abuse history.
Upon receiving a petition for a pardon, the court may request records from prison psychiatrists and doctors who attended the petitioner while incarcerated. Parties holding the records shall make them available to the court.
If the court orders the youth committed to the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, the court must order the probation department to forward all required medical information, including previously executed medical releases.
If a prisoner is terminally ill with an incurable condition yielding death within 6 months; or, if a prisoner is permanently medically incapacitated with a medical condition, the prisoner’s sentence may be recalled. Any Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation physician who determines that an inmate has less than six months to live shall notify the chief medical officer of the prognosis, who shall notify the warden and tell the prisoner to designate a representative to be notified about the prisoner's medical condition, recall and resentencing procedure.
Except as provided, any person who is permitted to work while confined in a county jail, industrial farm, road camp, or city jail or any person assigned to community service or work furlough may not be employed to perform functions that require access to a private individual's personal information. Personal information is inclusive of health insurance information and unique biometric data.
The Secretary of the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation shall not assign any prison inmate to employment that gives the inmate access to a private individual's personal information. Such personal information is inclusive of health insurance information and unique biometric data.