General and Discretionary Conditions of California State Parole

General Conditions of State Parole:
    The release date and how long the parolee may be on parole. 
    Advisement that the parolee, their residence, and possessions can be searched at any time of the day or night, with or without a warrant, and with or without a reason. This can be done by a parole agent or police officer. 
    By signing the parole conditions, the parolee waives extradition if they are found out of state. 
    The parolee’s obligation to always tell their parole agent where they live and work. 
    The parolee’s obligation to report upon release from prison or jail. 
    The parolee’s obligation to tell their parole agent about a new address before they move. 
    The parolee’s obligation to tell their parole agent, within three days, if they get a new job. 
    The parolee’s obligation to report to their parole agent when told to report or a warrant can be issued for their arrest.
    The parolee’s obligation to follow their parole agent’s instructions. 
    The parolee’s obligation to ask their parole agent if it is OK to travel more 50 miles from their residence, and receive approval before they travel. 
    The parolee’s obligations to receive a travel pass before they leave the county for more than two days.
    The parolee’s obligations to receive a travel pass before they can leave the State. 
    The parolee’s obligation to obey ALL laws. 
    The parolee’s obligation to tell their parole agent immediately if they get arrested or get a ticket. 
    An advisement that if a parolee breaks the law, they can be sent back to prison even if they do not have any new criminal charges.
    The parolee’s obligation to not be around guns, or things that look like a real gun, bullets, or any other weapons. 
    The parolee’s obligation to not have a knife with a blade longer than two inches except a kitchen knife. Kitchen knives must be kept in your kitchen. 
    Knives you use for work are also allowed if approved by the parole agent tells, but they can only be carried while at work or going to and from work. The parolee must possess a note from the parole agent approving this, and it must be carried at all times.
    The parolee’s obligation to not own, use, or have access to a weapon listed in Penal Code Section 12020.
    The parolee’s obligation to sign their conditions of parole. Failure to sign them can result in a return to prison.
Discretionary Conditions of State Parole:
    Require you to support your dependents and meet other family responsibilities;
    Require that you make restitution to a victim of the offense under section 3556;
    Require that you give notice (ordered pursuant to the provisions of section 3555) to the victims of the offense;
    Require that you be employed or be pursuing educational/vocational training to prepare you for suitable employment;
    Prevent you altogether from working in a specified occupation, business, or profession with a reasonably direct relationship to the conduct underlying your commitment offense (OR prevent you from working in a specified occupation, business, or profession only to a certain degree/under stated circumstances);
    Forbid you from going to specified kinds of places;
    Forbid you from associating with specified persons;
    Forbid you from excessive use of alcohol, or any use of a narcotic drug or other controlled substance, as defined in section 102 of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 802), without a prescription by a licensed medical practitioner;
    Forbid you from possessing a firearm, destructive device, or other dangerous weapon;
    Require that you get medical, psychiatric, or psychological treatment, including treatment for drug or alcohol dependency (as specified by the court)
    Require that you live in a specified institution for medical, psychiatric, or psychological treatment
    Require that you remain in the custody of the Bureau of Prisons during nights, weekends, or other intervals of time, totaling no more than the lesser of one year or the term of imprisonment authorized for the offense, during the first year of the term of probation or supervised release (this is known as intermittent confinement);
    Require you to live at a community corrections facility (including somewhere maintained by or contracted with the Bureau of Prisons), or attend a program at such a community corrections facility, for all or part of the term of probation;
    Require you to work in community service as directed by the court;
    Require you to live in a specified place or area, or prevent you from living in a specified place or area;
    Require you to remain within the jurisdiction of the court, unless granted permission to leave by the court or a probation officer;
    Require you report to a probation officer as directed by the court or the probation officer;
    Allow a probation officer to visit you at your home or elsewhere as specified by the court;
    Require you to quickly notify your probation officer, or answer your P.O.’s questions, about any change in address or employment;
    Require you to quickly notify your probation officer if you are arrested or questioned by a law enforcement officer;
    Require you to stay at home/where you live during non-working hours (this is known as home confinement or house arrest), and require you to be monitored by telephonic or electronic signaling devices to track you and make sure you are at home during these times. This condition can only be used as an alternative to incarceration.
    Require that you obey any court order or other government administrative order that requires you to pay for support/maintenance of a child or to both the child and parent with whom the child is living;
    Deport you if you are “deportable” by law;
    Satisfy any other court-imposed conditions; and
    If you are required to register under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act: The judge may order a search at any time, with or without a warrant, of your person, any property, your house/residence, vehicle, papers, computer, or other electronic/data devices or media, by any law enforcement or probation officer with reasonable suspicion concerning a violation of a condition of probation or unlawful conduct, and by any probation officer lawfully carrying out his/her function of supervision.
    Intermittent confinement. Intermittent confinement can only be used if you violate a condition of probation.[1111]
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    Parole Conditions, Cal. Dep’t of Corr. & Reh.,

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    18 U.S.C. § 3583(b), (d).