BSCC Awards Federal Title II GrantsNovember 14, 2019
Twelve organizations will receive $4 million in federal funding over the next year to support juvenile delinquency prevention in a move approved today by the Board of State and Community Corrections. The nine nonprofits, two governmental agencies and a school district are eligible for grant funding for the next three years, however the amounts available Read More »
Two RFPs for Youth Diversion ReleasedNovember 14, 2019
The Board of State and Community Corrections today approved release of two new requests for proposals – both to fund diversion programs that would help young people involved in the justice system, or at risk of involvement. The Tribal Youth Diversion Grant will provide $9.7 million for trauma-informed and health-based interventions for youthful members of Read More »
Members Needed for Regulation Revision ESCOctober 8, 2019
The BSCC is looking for people with subject-matter expertise who are interested in reviewing and updating the Title 15 and 24 regulations governing the operations and construction of jails.
BSCC Awards $16.2m in Federal JAG GrantsSeptember 12, 2019
SAN DIEGO (Sept. 12, 2019) – The Board of State and Community Corrections has approved allocating $16.2 million to 27 California counties whose applications for federal justice grants scored highest in their respective population categories.
RFP for Reentry Housing Rehab Now AvailableSeptember 12, 2019
SAN DIEGO (Sept. 12, 2019) – A grant to provide funding for the rehabilitation of buildings to house formerly incarcerated people as they are released from state prison was approved for release today by the Board of State and Community Corrections.
Governor Appoints Seale to BoardAugust 30, 2019
SACRAMENTO – Lee Seale, 47, of Sacramento, has been appointed to the Board of State and Community Corrections. He has served as chief probation officer of Sacramento County since 2013.
BSCC Awards $65m in Housing Assistance GrantsJuly 11, 2019
SACRAMENTO – The Board of State and Community Corrections awarded millions of dollars in rehabilitative grants today, and launched the processes for administering five more.
Board Awards $96m In Prop 47 GrantsJune 13, 2019
SACRAMENTO – The Board of State and Community Corrections today approved grant awards from a voter initiative that reduces from felonies to misdemeanors certain low-level crimes and directs state savings to programs primarily focused on mental health and substance-use disorder treatment.
It is the second round of Proposition 47 funding approved by the Board, to which voters allocated the bulk of the state savings for rehabilitative grants targeting Prop 47-impacted individuals. Approximately $96 million will go to 23 applicants whose rehabilitative programs were deemed most promising.
Board Awards Grants for Youth DiversionJune 13, 2019
SACRAMENTO – The Board of State and Community Corrections approved two grants worth millions of dollars for programs designed to prevent young people from entering the justice system or from furthering their involvement in it.
Notice of Intent to Apply for 2019 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) ProgramMay 24, 2019
Notice of Intent to Apply for 2019 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program
The Board of State and Community Corrections, Corrections Planning and Grant Programs division intends to apply for the 2019 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program. This notice serves as an opportunity to comment on the application.
Notice of Proposed Action – Title 15 Minimum Standards for Local Detention FacilitiesMay 17, 2019
Pursuant to the authority granted by Penal Code 6030, the Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) hereby gives notice of the proposed regulatory action(s) described in this public notice.
BSCC Releases Two RFPs for Youth DiversionApril 11, 2019
SACRAMENTO – A federal grant that would help divert young people toward help and away from the criminal justice system is being launched Friday by the Board of State and Community Corrections.
Second Prop 47 RFP Now AvailableJanuary 22, 2019
SACRAMENTO – The Board of State and Community Corrections has released a Request for Proposals for a grant program that will be funded by the second round of savings from Proposition 47.
BSCC Updates Training Standards for Corrections, Probation OfficersJanuary 17, 2019
SACRAMENTO – The Board of State and Community Corrections today approved a major overhaul of training standards specifically tied to the more complex demands of people serving time in local jails for nonviolent felonies.
Grant Available to Help Shelter Former State PrisonersJanuary 17, 2019
SACRAMENTO – A new grant that will provide up to $34.35 million to help people released from state prison secure housing and other transitional resources and services was approved today by the Board of State and Community Corrections.
BSCC Approves $35m Juvenile Diversion Grant RFPJanuary 17, 2019
SACRAMENTO – A $35 million grant designed to help cities and counties divert young people away from the criminal justice system was approved for release today by the Board of State and Community Corrections.
BSCC Approves New Prop 47 Grant ProcessNovember 8, 2018
SACRAMENTO – The Board of State and Community Corrections approved a process to award the second round of Prop 47 funds to communities seeking to provide mental health and substance use disorder treatment and other services for those in the criminal justice system.
Chief Andrew Mills Joins BSCC BoardNovember 8, 2018
SACRAMENTO – BSCC Chair Linda Penner swore in Santa Cruz Police Chief Andrew Mills as the newest member of the Board today.
BSCC Approves JAG Grant ProcessNovember 8, 2018
SACRAMENTO – The Board of State and Community Corrections approved the release of the Request for Proposals for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant, pending the final judgment in a lawsuit between California and the federal government.
Notice of Proposed Action – Title 24 Minimum Standards for Local and Juvenile Detention FacilitiesSeptember 7, 2018
Notice is hereby given that the California Building Standards Commission (CBSC) on behalf of The Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) proposes to adopt, approve, codify, and publish changes to building standards contained in the California Code of Regulations (CCR), Title 24, Part 1 and 2.
BSCC Approves New Prop 47 ProcessesSeptember 6, 2018
SAN DIEGO – The Board of State and Community Corrections gave agencies that received Proposition 47 grant funding a year longer to spend it, and approved the process for distributing the second round of funding under separate actions taken today.
BSCC Awards Anti-Violence Funds, Announces Two New GrantsJuly 12, 2018
Governor Appoints 2 New BSCC Members; Re-Ups PerezJune 28, 2018
Notice of Modifications to Proposed Regulations and Addition of Document to the Rulemaking File – Title 15 Minimum Standards for Local Detention FacilitiesJune 22, 2018
BSCC Awards Grants for Parenting, Substance-Use TreatmentJune 7, 2018
BSCC Approves State Plan to Prevent DelinquencyApril 19, 2018
BSCC Awards $9.2m in Anti-Violence GrantsApril 18, 2018
Notice of Proposed Action – Title 15 Minimum Standards for Juvenile Facilities Updated 4/16/2018April 6, 2018
BSCC Releases 2 RFPs: Proud Parenting and RSATFebruary 8, 2018
BSCC Approves Overhaul of Regulations Governing Juveniles in CustodyFebruary 8, 2018
$9.2m Grant Available For Reducing ViolenceNovember 9, 2017
Notice of Proposed Action – Title 15 Minimum Standards for Local Detention FacilitiesNovember 3, 2017
NOTICE OF MODIFICATIONS TO TEXT OF PROPOSED REGULATIONSSeptember 29, 2017
NOTICE OF INTENTION TO AMEND THE CONFLICT OF INTEREST CODE OF THE BOARD OF STATE AND COMMUNITY CORRECTIONSSeptember 1, 2017
Governor Reappoints 3 BSCC MembersJuly 19, 2017
Notification of Proposed Emergency Readopt ActionJune 14, 2017
Board Awards $103m in Prop 47 Funds to Innovative Rehabilitative ProgramsJune 8, 2017
9 Counties to Receive $270m for Jail Construction, ImprovementsJune 8, 2017
Need a Treatment Bed? In Fresno County There’s an App for ThatMay 10, 2017
Notice of Proposed Action – Amendment and Adoption of Regulations of the Board of State and Community CorrectionsApril 21, 2017
Board Approves Diversion Grant to Help Repeat OffendersApril 20, 2017
**Updated May 25, 2017** Notice of Proposed Action – Title 24 Minimum Standards for Local Detention FacilitiesApril 7, 2017
New and Updated Datasets Now AvailableMarch 16, 2017
Notice of Proposed Action – Title 15 Minimum Standards for Local Detention Facilities *Updated 4/14/2017*March 10, 2017
Proposed Amendments to Titles 15/24 RegulationsFebruary 17, 2017
BSCC Proposes Rule Change On VisitationFebruary 16, 2017
NOTIFICATION OF PROPOSED EMERGENCY REGULATORY ACTION AMENDMENT AND ADOPTION OF REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF STATE AND COMMUNITY CORRECTIONSDecember 15, 2016
The Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) is seeking recommendations for revision to the Juvenile Titles 15 and 24December 14, 2016
Prop 47 Request for Proposals OKed for ReleaseNovember 17, 2016
Board Releases RFP for jail Improvement ProjectsNovember 17, 2016
Funding Requirements for Diversion Program ApprovedNovember 16, 2016
BSCC Launches Grant Prep, Jail Construction EffortsSeptember 22, 2016
Public Hearing – Title 15 Regulations on Minimum Standards for Local Detention FacilitiesAugust 17, 2016
Notice of Proposed Action – Title 15 Minimum Standards for Local Detention FacilitiesJuly 29, 2016
BSCC Seeks Members for Gang Committee that will Act as ESC for CalGRIPJuly 25, 2016
BSCC Seeks ESC for Innovative Diversion ProgramJune 11, 2016
Board Awards Grants to Strengthen Law Enforcement-Community RelationsJune 10, 2016
Prop 47 ESC Will Meet June 23-24May 18, 2016
BSCC Awards Grants That Will Pay For SuccessesApril 14, 2016
BOARD NAMES PROP 47 ESCFebruary 14, 2016
Grants Available to Strengthen Police-Community RelationshipsFebruary 4, 2016
BSCC Sets 4 More Hearings on Prop 47December 24, 2015
Two Members to Lead BSCC’s Prop 47 PlanningNovember 12, 2015
15 Counties to Receive $500m for Jail Construction, ImprovementsNovember 12, 2015
Inside/Out Students Study Together at Imperial JailNovember 10, 2015
AB 1056 Expands Areas of Prop 47 FundingOctober 6, 2015
NOTICE OF PROPOSED ACTION – AMENDMENT AND ADOPTION OF TITLE 15 REGULATIONSSeptember 25, 2015
BSCC Sets First Regional Meeting on Prop 47September 21, 2015
BSCC Awards $3m to Juvenile Justice ProgramsSeptember 17, 2015
Pay For Success Program LaunchesSeptember 17, 2015
BSCC Grant Will Strengthen Law Enforcement-Community RelationshipsSeptember 17, 2015
Wild Horse Redemption in Sacramento CountySeptember 2, 2015
BSCC Board Gets Two New MembersAugust 27, 2015
In LA, New Section 8 Rules Mean Some Felons Can Go HomeJuly 27, 2015
Magi Work named Deputy Director of CFC DivisionJuly 9, 2015
County Realignment Progress Report ReleasedJuly 7, 2015
SIB Press Release 7.7.15July 7, 2015
BSCC Awards 16 Counties Grants to Help Mentally Ill OffendersJune 10, 2015
BSCC Solicits Proposals for New Round of Jail Improvement FundingJune 10, 2015
Save the Date: Social Innovation Bond Workshops SetJune 8, 2015
NOTICE OF PROPOSED EMERGENCY ACTION – AMENDMENT AND ADOPTION OF TITLE 15 REGULATIONSJune 3, 2015
NOTICE OF MODIFICATIONS TO THE TEXT OF PROPOSED REGULATIONS AND ADDITION OF DOCUMENT TO THE RULEMAKING FILEMay 21, 2015
A Statement From the BSCC on the May 2015 PPIC Realignment ReportMay 19, 2015
NOTICE OF PROPOSED ACTION – AMENDMENT, ADOPTION, AND REPEAL OF TITLE 15 REGULATIONSApril 23, 2015
State Auditor praises BSCC work on RealignmentApril 21, 2015
Board Approves Awards for Juvenile Facility ImprovementsApril 9, 2015
BSCC to Lead Statewide Meetings on Prop 47 ImplementationApril 9, 2015
Erasing The Past, One Tattoo At A TimeFebruary 25, 2015
BSCC awards $9.2 Million in Anti-Gang GrantsFebruary 18, 2015
Grants Available to Help Mentally Ill OffendersFebruary 12, 2015
BSCC Approves Federal JAG AwardsFebruary 12, 2015
Some Babies Come With InstructionsFebruary 6, 2015
Dogs, Humans Strive For Second ChanceDecember 22, 2014
NOTICE OF PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO TITLE 15, MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR TRAINING OF LOCAL CORRECTIONS AND PROBATION OFFICERS, CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS, BY THE BOARD OF STATE AND COMMUNITY CORRECTIONSDecember 19, 2014
BSCC awards $9.2 Million in Anti-Gang GrantsNovember 13, 2014
BSCC Approves Recidivism DefinitionNovember 13, 2014
NOTICE OF PROPOSED ACTION – AMENDMENT, ADOPTION, AND REPEAL OF TITLE 15 REGULATIONSOctober 31, 2014
BSCC’s Mimi Silbert in CA Hall of FameOctober 2, 2014
Board Acts to Fund Several Local Public Safety IssuesSeptember 11, 2014
No Surge in Early ReleasesSeptember 5, 2014
Can Horses Help Offenders Process Destructive Emotions? Success In Siskiyou County Is Riding On It.September 2, 2014
15-DAY NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF SUPPLEMENT TO THE INITIAL STATEMENT OF REASONS AND DOCUMENTS RELIED UPONAugust 22, 2014
BSCC Response to the Aug. 2014 PPIC Report on Local Realignment Policies and RecidivismAugust 20, 2014
15-DAY NOTICE OF MODIFICATIONS TO TEXT OF PROPOSED REGULATIONSAugust 18, 2014
Military Vets Find Support in JailAugust 8, 2014
Notice of Proposed Emergency Action Amendment and Adoption of Regulations of the Board of State and Community CorrectionsJuly 28, 2014
State Grants Available to Fight GangsJuly 25, 2014
San Diego County Agencies Collaborate on Realignment GoalsJuly 15, 2014
CalGRIP Grant Requirements SetJuly 10, 2014
County Realignment Progress Report ReleasedJuly 8, 2014
Public Hearings Set on ‘Recidivism’ DefinitionJune 27, 2014
San Diego Invests in Collaborative Courts to Reduce RecidivismJune 24, 2014
OC Rescue Mission Promotes Faith-Based RecoveryJune 16, 2014
Sacramento County’s Adult Day Reporting Center Offers Hope for ChangeJune 9, 2014
In Fresno, Inmates Learn to Handle Life’s ChallengesJune 9, 2014
Standing Committee on Gang Issues MeetingMay 23, 2014
Senate Committee Confirms Howard AppointmentMay 22, 2014
TITLE 15: NOTICE OF MODIFICATIONS TO THE TEXT OF PROPOSED REGULATIONS AND ADDITION OF DOCUMENT TO THE RULEMAKING FILEMay 21, 2014
Assembly Bill 1050 Executive Steering Committee MeetingMay 21, 2014
Notice of Proposed Amendment to Title 15 Minimum Standards of Training in Local CorrectionsMay 14, 2014
Senate Rules Committee Confirms Penner as ChairMay 14, 2014
Senate Bill 81 Round 2May 7, 2014
Data and Research Standing CommitteeMay 7, 2014
Job Survey Will Help Set New Training StandardsMay 5, 2014
Board Chair Penner receives Improving Lives awardMay 5, 2014
New Juvenile Title 15 Regulations in EffectApril 25, 2014
BSCC Board Upholds Appeals Panel Decision on Jail FundingMarch 13, 2014
Appeals Panel Recommends Jail Funding ChangeMarch 11, 2014
BSCC Response to Shackling Policy ReportFebruary 18, 2014
LA County Jail Education Programs Transform LivesFebruary 3, 2014
New Strategy for Byrne Justice Assistance Grant AllocationsJanuary 1, 2014
BSCC Awards Cities Funding To Fight GangsDecember 18, 2013