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File #: 3168   
Type: Discussion Status: Passed
File created: 11/4/2020 Department: Sheriff/Coroner/Public Administrator
On agenda: 11/17/2020 Final action: 11/17/2020
Subject: Transparent Review of Unjust Transfers and Holds (TRUTH) Act Public Forum
Attachments: 1. San Bernardino TRUTH Act Forum 2020.pdf, 2. San Bernardino TRUTH Act Forum 2020 Spanish.pdf
REPORT/RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OF THE COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO
AND RECORD OF ACTION

November 17, 2020

FROM
JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff/Coroner/Public Administrator
MICHELLE SCRAY BROWN, Chief Probation Officer, Probation Department

SUBJECT
Title
Transparent Review of Unjust Transfers and Holds (TRUTH) Act Public Forum
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RECOMMENDATION(S)
Recommendation
1. Conduct a public forum regarding United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement access to local detention centers, as required by the Transparent Review of Unjust Transfers and Holds (TRUTH) Act (AB 2792), Government Code Section 7283.1, subdivision (d).
2. Receive a report from the Sheriff/Coroner/Public Administrator regarding its interaction and communications with the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement in 2019.
3. Receive a report from the Probation Department regarding its interaction and communications with the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement in 2019.
4. Receive public comment.
(Presenter: John Ades, Captain, 387-0640)
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COUNTY AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER GOALS & OBJECTIVES
Provide for the Safety, Health and Social Service Needs of County Residents.

FINANCIAL IMPACT
Approval of this item will not result in the use of additional Discretionary General Funding (Net County Cost). The public forum will be held during the regular scheduled Board of Supervisors (Board) meeting on November 17, 2020. The estimated costs are minimal, including costs for publication in local newspapers and interpreter fees, which will be funded by the Sheriff/Coroner/Public Administrator's (Sheriff's Department) 2020-21 Budget (4427001000).

BACKGROUND INFORMATION
The Transparent Review of Unjust Transfers and Holds (TRUTH) Act (AB 2792) went into effect in California in January of 2017, and requires that "[b]eginning January 1, 2018, the local governing body of any county, city, or city and county in which a local law enforcement agency has provided [...

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