CA Welf & Inst Code Section 729.8


If a minor is found to be a person described in Section 602 by reason of the unlawful possession, use, sale, or other furnishing of a controlled substance, as defined in Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 11053) of the Health and Safety Code, an imitation controlled substance, as defined in Section 109550 of the Health and Safety Code, or toluene or a toxic, as described in Section 381 of the Penal Code, upon the grounds of any school providing instruction in kindergarten, or any of grades 1 to 12, inclusive, or any church or synagogue, playground, public or private youth center, child day care facility, or public swimming pool, during hours in which these facilities are open for business, classes, or school-related activities or programs, or at any time when minors are using the facility, the court, as a condition of probation, except in any case in which the court makes a finding and states on the record its reasons that the condition would be inappropriate, shall require the minor to perform not more than 100 hours of community service.


The definitions contained in subdivision (e) of Section 11353.1 shall apply to this section.


As used in this section, “community service” means any of the following:


Picking up litter along public streets or highways.


Cleaning up graffiti on school grounds or any public property.


Performing services in a drug rehabilitation center.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

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