CA Penal Code Section 6050


The Governor, upon recommendation of the secretary, shall appoint the wardens of the various state prisons. Each warden shall be subject to removal by the secretary. If the secretary removes him or her, the secretary’s action shall be final. The wardens shall be exempt from civil service.


The Department of Human Resources shall fix the compensation of the wardens of the state prisons.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 6050’s source at ca​.gov