Attorney General No.
Secretary of State No.
Provides that serious or violent felonies committed before passage of the three strikes law in 1994 do not count as strikes toward three strikes sentencing. Drops definition of crimes that count as strikes for purpose of three strikes law. Makes changes to the law that allowed resentencing for certain three strikes inmates; does not extend expired deadline to petition for resentencing. Declares that purpose of imprisonment includes rehabilitation. Removes crime of criminal threats and some first-degree burglaries from list of serious felonies that may not be plea-bargained. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local government: Net state savings related to prison and parole operations that would likely range from the low- to mid-hundreds of millions of dollars annually. Increased county costs that could exceed one hundred million dollars annually, primarily due to increased county jail and community supervision operations.
Julie Piccolotti (650) 503-6751
Failed to Qualify
THREE STRIKES LAW. PRE-1994 STRIKES. INITIATIVE STATUTE. California Initiative 1710 (2015).