CA Gov't Code Section 12838.7


The Secretary of the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation shall serve as the Chief Executive Officer of the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation and shall have all of the powers and authority which are conferred upon a head of a state department by Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 11150) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code.


Without limiting any other powers or duties, the secretary shall assure compliance with the terms of any state plan, memorandums of understanding, administrative order, interagency agreements, assurances, single state agency obligations, federal statute and regulations, and any other form of agreement or obligation that vital government activities rely upon, or are a condition to, the continued receipt by the department of state or federal funds or services. This includes, but is not limited to, the designation, appointment, and provision of individuals, groups, and resources to fulfill specific obligations of any agency, board, or department that is abolished pursuant to Section 12838.4 or 12838.5.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 12838.7’s source at ca​.gov