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SB 81

Title: Sentencing: dismissal of enhancements.
Author: Nancy Skinner

Summary
SB 81, Skinner. Sentencing: dismissal of enhancements. Existing law generally authorizes a court to dismiss an action or to strike or dismiss an enhancement in the furtherance of justice.This bill would, except as specified, require a court to dismiss an enhancement if it is in the furtherance of justice to do so. The bill would require a court to consider and afford great weight to evidence offered by the defendant to prove that specified mitigating circumstances are present. The bill would provide that proof of the presence of one or more specified mitigating circumstances weighs greatly in favor of dismissing an enhancement, unless the court finds that dismissal would endanger public safety, as defined.

Status
Introduced. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print. 12/15/2020
From printer. May be acted upon on or after January 15. 12/16/2020
Read first time. 01/11/2021
Referred to Com. on RLS. 01/28/2021
From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on RLS. 02/08/2021
Re-referred to Com. on PUB. S. 02/17/2021
Set for hearing March 16. 02/24/2021
From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 4. Noes 0. Page 520.) (March 16). Re-referred to Com. on APPR. 03/17/2021
Set for hearing April 5. 03/19/2021
From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR. 03/23/2021
April 5 hearing postponed by committee. 04/05/2021
Set for hearing April 19. 04/06/2021
From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR. 04/08/2021
April 19 set for first hearing canceled at the request of author. 04/15/2021
Set for hearing May 3. 04/21/2021
From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR. 04/27/2021
May 3 hearing: Placed on APPR suspense file. 05/04/2021
Set for hearing May 20. 05/14/2021
From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 5. Noes 2. Page 1182.) (May 20). 05/20/2021
Read second time. Ordered to third reading. 05/20/2021
Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 27. Noes 9. Page 1259.) Ordered to the Assembly. 05/26/2021
In Assembly. Read first time. Held at Desk. 05/26/2021
Referred to Com. on PUB. S. 06/03/2021
June 15 set for first hearing canceled at the request of author. 06/15/2021
From committee: Do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 6. Noes 2.) (June 29). 06/30/2021
Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR. 07/01/2021
July 14 set for first hearing. Placed on suspense file. 07/14/2021
From committee: Do pass as amended. (Ayes 11. Noes 4.) (August 26). 08/26/2021
Read second time and amended. Ordered to second reading. 08/30/2021
Read second time. Ordered to third reading. 08/31/2021
Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 43. Noes 23.) Ordered to the Senate. 09/08/2021
In Senate. Concurrence in Assembly amendments pending. 09/08/2021
Assembly amendments concurred in. (Ayes 23. Noes 11.) Ordered to engrossing and enrolling. 09/09/2021
Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 1:30 p.m. 09/17/2021

Bill Documents
SB 81 - Enrolled
09/13/21 - SB 81 (Enrolled)


SB 81 - Senate Floor Analyses
09/08/21 - SB 81 (Senate Floor Analyses)

SB 81 - Assembly Floor Analysis
08/31/21 - SB 81 (Assembly Floor Analysis)

SB 81 - Amended Assembly
08/30/21 - SB 81 (Amended Assembly)

SB 81 - Assembly Appropriations
07/12/21 - SB 81 (Assembly Appropriations)

SB 81 - Amended Assembly
07/01/21 - SB 81 (Amended Assembly)

SB 81 - Assembly Public Safety
06/28/21 - SB 81 (Assembly Public Safety)

SB 81 - Senate Floor Analyses
05/25/21 - SB 81 (Senate Floor Analyses)

SB 81 - Senate Floor Analyses
05/22/21 - SB 81 (Senate Floor Analyses)

SB 81 - Senate Appropriations
04/30/21 - SB 81 (Senate Appropriations)

SB 81 - Amended Senate
04/27/21 - SB 81 (Amended Senate)

SB 81 - Amended Senate
04/08/21 - SB 81 (Amended Senate)

SB 81 - Amended Senate
03/23/21 - SB 81 (Amended Senate)

SB 81 - Senate Public Safety
03/15/21 - SB 81 (Senate Public Safety)

SB 81 - Amended Senate
02/08/21 - SB 81 (Amended Senate)

SB 81 - Introduced
12/15/20 - SB 81 (Introduced)

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    Sen. Nancy Skinner (D-CA)
    State Senate

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