Is Prop 47 real?
The crimes affected were: Shoplifting, where the value of property stolen does not exceed $950. Grand theft, where the value of the stolen property does not exceed $950. Receiving stolen property, where the value of the property does not exceed $950….2014 California Proposition 47.
How do I apply for Prop 47 in California?
Prop 47 is a petition-based procedure that requires an application. The “Clean Slate” program at the San Francisco County Public Defender’s office has an available petition application, with step-by-step guide, available at http://sfpublicdefender.org/services/clean-slate/.
What was the threshold amount for Proposition 47?
Proposition 47 amends P.C. 476a(b) to increase, from $450 or less, to $950 or less, the threshold amount of all checks, drafts, or orders a defendant has made, drawn, or uttered that must be charged as a misdemeanor P.C. 476a, unless an exception applies.
When is Proposition 47 effective in Santa Clara County?
By Kathryn B. Storton Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office 11/5/2014 I. EFFECTIVE DATE. A proposition is typically effective the day after the election, unless otherwise specified in the measure. Since the election took place on November 4, 2014, Proposition 47 is effective on November 5, 2014.
How does PC 459 apply to burglary in California?
California burglary law does not require you to “break into” a property to be guilty of burglary. You can commit PC 459 burglary by entering a structure through an open or unlocked door or window. You can even commit burglary by entering an open business.
What is the Penal Code for burglary in California?
Under Penal Code 459 PC, the state of California defines the crime of burglary as entering any commercial or residential structure or locked vehicle with the intent to commit grand theft, petty theft or any felony. Burglary of a commercial structure and auto burglary are punishable by up to 3 years in jail.