What is the clean slate program in California?

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asked Apr 22 in Law Enforcement/Police by duonglino (1,420 points)
What is the clean slate program in California?

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answered Apr 23 by Amberwell (16,240 points)
The clean slate program in California is a clean state act AB 1076, Penal Code 1076 PC which automatically seals some arrest records and dismisses certain criminal convictions.

The clean slate act in California was signed into law in October 2019 by Governor Gavin Newsom.

The new expungement law in California is known as SB 731 which helps a person clear their criminal records and increases the options for people to be able to destroy or seal their arrest records and to address the difficulties that are faced by people with criminal histories.

The second chance law in California is a law that was put in place by the Senate Bill 731 that made essential changes to the Clean Slate Act, AB 1076.

The changes made to the Clean Slate Act, AB 1076 gives a person a second chance and is often called a record sealing law.

SB 731 passed in September 2022 and it went into effect on January 1st 2023.

The Senate Bill 731 allows most felony convictions to be automatically cleared after 4 years have passed.

The state of California's Clean Slate Act (AB 1076 or Penal Code 1076 PC) automatically seals some arrest records and dismisses certain criminal convictions.

It was formally signed into law in October 2019 by Governor Gavin Newsom.

All felony records that did not lead to charges get automatically sealed after three years.

In California, a felony conviction stays on your record forever, if you do not get it expunged.

You may be eligible for an expungement if you did not serve time in state prison.

Until you get the conviction removed from your criminal history, you can face serious obstacles.

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