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File #: 18-206    Version: 1
Type: Other Proposal Status: Passed
File created: 10/9/2018 In control: Judicial Council
On agenda: 11/30/2018 Final action: 11/30/2018
Title: Uniform Bail and Penalty Schedules: 2019 Edition (Action Required)
Attachments: 1. 20181130-18-206
Uniform Bail and Penalty Schedules: 2019 Edition (Action Required)
The Traffic Advisory Committee recommends the Judicial Council adopt revisions to the Uniform Bail and Penalty Schedules, effective January 1, 2019. The 2019 proposal includes: (1) recommendations based on new legislation, as required under Vehicle Code section 40310 and Penal Code section 1269b, (2) changes to the Fish and Game Schedule recommended by the Department of Fish and Wildlife, and (3) miscellaneous technical additions and corrections.

Vehicle Code section 40310 requires that the Judicial Council annually adopt a uniform traffic infraction penalty schedule that conforms to new legislation. Additionally, Penal Code section 1269b and rule 4.102 of the California Rules of Court require all trial courts annually to revise and adopt a countywide schedule of penalties for all misdemeanor and infraction offenses, except Vehicle Code infractions. The penalty schedule for Vehicle Code infractions is established by the Uniform Traffic Penalty Schedule adopted by the Judicial Council in accordance with section 40310.

There are several proposed revisions for the 2019 schedules in response to recent changes in the law. There are also several proposed technical changes to the schedules and footnotes.

Proposed revisions to conform the 2019 schedules based on recent changes in law include:

1. Additions or modification, including deletions, of Vehicle Code infraction offenses:
* 11754(a), Rental of Vehicle Subject to Recall;
* 11754(c), Ride Share Vehicle Subject to Recall;
* 16028(c), Evidence of Financial Responsibility (deleted);
* 21761(a), (b), Safely Passing a Waste Removal Vehicle (effective
* 22650(a), Unauthorized Removal of Unattended Vehicle From Highway;
* 24014(b), Motorcycles Required Pricing Information;
* 27150(a), Adequate Muffler Required to be Properly Maintained;
* 27151(a), Modification of E...

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