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File #: 22-172    Version: 1
Type: Rule/Form Proposal Status: Passed
File created: 7/29/2022 In control: Judicial Council
On agenda: 12/2/2022 Final action: 12/2/2022
Title: Rules and Forms | Criminal Law: Definition of Firearm (Action Required)
Attachments: 1. 20221202-22-172

Title

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Rules and Forms | Criminal Law: Definition of Firearm

(Action Required)

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Summary

Summary

The Criminal Law Advisory Committee recommends revisions to two optional Judicial Council plea forms and an optional Judicial Council firearm relinquishment findings form to reflect statutory changes to the definition of firearm in Penal Code section 16520(b) and make minor, nonsubstantive technical changes. The committee also recommends additional revisions to one of the plea forms to reflect accurate mandatory minimum probation terms.

 

 

 

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Recommendation

Recommendation

The Criminal Law Advisory Committee recommends that the Judicial Council, effective March 1, 2023, revise:

1.                     Plea Form, With Explanations and Waiver of Rights--Felony (form

CR-101) and Prohibited Persons Relinquishment Form Findings (form CR-210) to reflect statutory changes to the definition of firearm in Penal Code section 16520(b) and make nonsubstantive technical amendments; and

2.                     Domestic Violence Plea Form with Waiver of Rights (Misdemeanor) (form CR-102) to reflect statutory changes to the definition of firearm in Penal Code section 16520(b), revise language on mandatory probation terms, and make nonsubstantive technical amendments.