CA SB 1518

Title: Public safety omnibus.
Author: Senate Public Safety Committee

SB 1518, as amended, Committee on Public Safety. Public safety omnibus. (1) Existing law requires law enforcement agencies to provide victims with specified information about victims’ rights and resources.This bill would fix an erroneous cross-reference in these provisions.(2) Existing law requires state and local law enforcement agencies to provide, upon request and without charging a fee, one copy of all incident report face sheets, one copy of all incident reports, or both, to a victim, or the representative of a victim, of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, human trafficking, or abuse of an elder or dependent adult, as specified.This bill would update cross-references in these provisions.(3) Existing law prohibits any person or employer from engaging in willful misclassification, as defined, of an individual as an independent contractor instead of an employee and in specified acts relating to the misclassified individual’s compensation. Existing law authorizes a public prosecutor, as defined, to enforce these provisions through specified methods.This bill would fix an erroneous cross-reference in these provisions. (2)(4) Under existing law, an incarcerated person who successfully participates as an incarcerated hand crew member in the California Conservation Camp program or in a county incarcerated hand crew, or participates at a Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation institutional firehouse is, upon release, eligible for record expungement, as specified.This bill would specify that participation in an institutional firehouse must also be successful, as specified, to be qualifying. The bill would make other nonsubstantive clarifying changes to this provision.(3)(5) Existing law prohibits a person from being tried for a criminal offense while they are mentally incompetent. Existing law prescribes the procedure for a person found to be mentally incompetent to be restored to competence.This bill would correct erroneous cross-references in these provisions and make other technical corrections.(6) Existing law allows a person who is unlawfully imprisoned or restrained of their liberty to prosecute a writ of habeas corpus to inquire into the cause of their imprisonment or restraint. Existing law prohibits the state from seeking a criminal conviction or sentence on the basis of race, ethnicity, or national origin. Existing law authorizes a defendant to file a motion in the trial court or, if judgment has been imposed, to file a petition for writ of habeas corpus to allege a violation of this prohibition.This bill would fix an erroneous cross-reference in these provisions.(7) Existing law establishes the Trial Court Trust Fund, the proceeds of which are apportioned to fund trial court operations, as well as providing for the direct payment or reimbursement of the actual costs of operating one or more trial courts upon the authorization of the participating courts.This bill would repeal an obsolete provision describing disbursements to the Trial Court Trust Fund.(8)  Existing law establishes the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to, among other duties, administer the operations of numerous state prison facilities. Existing law sets forth the procedure to obtain, and the contents of, an order to have a person imprisoned in a state prison brought before any court for specified proceedings.This bill would make technical changes to these provisions.(9) Existing law authorizes a district attorney, city attorney, or citizen, as specified, to maintain an action to abate and prevent the nuisance and perpetually to enjoin the person conducting or maintaining it, and the owner, lessee, or agent of the building or place in or upon which the nuisance exists from directly or indirectly maintaining or permitting the nuisance.This bill would remove an obsolete cross-reference and make other technical changes.(10) Existing law requires every peace officer to have satisfactorily completed an introductory training course p

Ordered to third reading.

Bill Documents
CA SB 1518 - 04/16/24 - Amended Senate
04/16/24 - CA SB 1518 (04/16/24 - Amended Senate)

CA SB 1518 - 03/04/24 - Introduced
03/04/24 - CA SB 1518 (03/04/24 - Introduced)