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2014 California Rules of Court

Rule 5.805. California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Division of Juvenile Justice, commitments

If the court orders the youth committed to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ):

(1)The court must complete Commitment to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Division of Juvenile Justice (form JV-732).

(2)The court must specify whether the offense is one listed in section 707(b) or subdivision (c) of Penal Code section 290.008.

(3)The court must order the probation department to forward to the DJJ all required medical information, including previously executed medical releases.

(4)If the youth is taking a prescribed psychotropic medication, the DJJ may continue to administer the medication for up to 60 days, provided that a physician examines the youth on arrival at the facility, and the physician recommends that the medication continue.

(5)The court must provide to the DJJ information regarding the youth's educational needs, including the youth's current individualized education program if one exists. To facilitate this process, the court must ensure that the probation officer communicates with appropriate educational staff.

Rule 5.805 amended effective January 1, 2014; adopted as rule 1494.5 effective January 1, 2003; previously amended effective January 1, 2006; previously amended and renumbered effective January 1, 2007.

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