Center on Sentencing and Corrections

California Senate Bill 124

California Senate Bill 124

2015 California Senate Bill 124.


This bill states that juveniles with mental disorders are prohibited from being placed in solitary confinement. Juvenile inmates should only be placed in solitary confinement under certain circumstances, such as posing an immediate threat, which is not caused by a mental disorder, to another person or themselves. This bill has not yet been passed.


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Keywords: California, S.B. 124, juveniles, mental health, mental illness, mentally ill, solitary confinement, restrictive housing, administrative segregation, disciplinary segregation