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AB 200 – Effective 6/30/2022

AB 200, a public safety omnibus budget bill, was signed by the Governor on June 30, 2022, and takes effect immediately. AB 200 amends many different statutes. Here are some highlights:

-Amends laws to address the closure of the Division of Juvenile Justice and makes substantive changes to juvenile laws

-Amends laws related to criminal history information

-Amends Penal Code 1385 to make technical, nonsubstantive changes

-Amends Penal Code 1001.95 (a misdemeanor diversion statute) to prohibit misdemeanor diversion for defendants charged with any offense involving domestic violence, as defined in Family Code section 6211 or Penal Code 13700, subdivision (b)

-Renumbers certain resentencing provisions
>Penal Code section 1170.95 is renumbered to Penal Code section 1172.6
>Penal Code section 1170.03 is renumbered to Penal Code section 1172.1
>Penal Code section 1171 is renumbered to Penal Code section 1172.7
>Penal Code section 1171.1 is renumbered to Penal Code section 1172.75

-Provides that California Correctional Center (located in the Susanville, California) shall cease operations no later than June 30, 2023

Additional information about the AB 200 is available on the California Legislative Information website (external link) .