AB 1019, as introduced, Ammiano. State prisons: correctional education and vocational training.
Existing law requires the Secretary of the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to appoint a Superintendent of Correctional Education to oversee and administer all prison education programs, set long-term and short-term goals for inmate literacy and testing, and establish priorities for prison education.
This bill would also require goals for vocational education to be set by the Superintendent of Correctional Education.
Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: yes. State-mandated local program: no.
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
Section 2053.4 of the Penal Code is amended to
begin delete Director of Correctionsend delete shall appoint a
5Superintendent of Correctional Education, who shall oversee and
6administer all prison education programs. The Superintendent of
7Correctional Education shall set both short-term and long-term
P2 1goals for inmate literacy and testing, and shall establish priorities for prison education programs.