California Penal Code Title 10 - Of Crimes Against the Public Health and Safety

  • Section 369a.
    (a) The Legislature hereby finds and declares the following:(1) Rail transit traffic safety programs are necessary to educate the public about the potential for harm...
  • Section 369b.
    (a) This section shall only apply to counties with a population greater than 500,000.(b) The court may order any person convicted of a rail transit...
  • Section 369d.
    Any person who enters upon or crosses any railroad, at any private passway, which is inclosed by bars or gates, and neglects to leave the...
  • Section 369g.
    (a) Any person who rides, drives, or propels any vehicle upon and along the track of any railroad through or over its private right-of-way, without...
  • Section 369h.
    Any person, partnership, firm or corporation installing, setting up, maintaining or operating upon public or private property, any sign or light in line of vision...
  • Section 369i.
    (a) Any person who enters or remains upon the property of any railroad without the permission of the owner of the land, the owner s...
  • Section [370.].
    Section Three Hundred and Seventy. Anything which is injurious to health, or is indecent, or offensive to the senses, or an obstruction to the free...
  • Section 371.
    An act which affects an entire community or neighborhood, or any considerable number of persons, as specified in the last section, is not less a...
  • Section 372.
    Every person who maintains or commits any public nuisance, the punishment for which is not otherwise prescribed, or who willfully omits to perform any legal...
  • Section 373a.
    Every person who maintains, permits, or allows a public nuisance to exist upon his or her property or premises, and every person occupying or leasing...
  • Section 374.
    (a) Littering means the willful or negligent throwing, dropping, placing, depositing, or sweeping, or causing any such acts, of any waste matter on land or...
  • Section 374.2.
    (a) It is unlawful for any person to maliciously discharge, dump, release, place, drop, pour, or otherwise deposit, or to maliciously cause to be discharged,...
  • Section 374.3.
    (a) It is unlawful to dump or cause to be dumped waste matter in or upon a public or private highway or road, including any...
  • Section 374.4.
    (a) It is unlawful to litter or cause to be littered in or upon public or private property. A person, firm, or corporation violating this...
  • Section 374.5.
    (a) It is unlawful for any grease waste hauler to do either of the following:(1) Reinsert, deposit, dump, place, release, or discharge into a grease...
  • Section 374.7.
    (a) A person who litters or causes to be littered, or dumps or causes to be dumped, waste matter into a bay, lagoon, channel, river,...
  • Section 374.8.
    (a) In any prosecution under this section, proof of the elements of the offense shall not be dependent upon the requirements of Title 22 of...
  • Section 374a.
    A person giving information leading to the arrest and conviction of a person for a violation of Section 374c, 374.2, 374.3, 374.4, or 374.7 is...
  • Section 374c.
    Every person who shoots any firearm from or upon a public road or highway is guilty of a misdemeanor.(Added by Stats. 1933, Ch. 203.)
  • Section 374d.
    Every person who knowingly allows the carcass of any dead animal which belonged to him at the time of its death to be put, or...
  • Section 375.
    (a) It shall be unlawful to throw, drop, pour, deposit, release, discharge or expose, or to attempt to throw, drop, pour, deposit, release, discharge or...
  • Section 377.
    Every person who, in order to obtain for himself or another any drug that can be lawfully dispensed by a pharmacist only on prescription, falsely...
  • Section 379.
    Every person who sells, dispenses, distributes, furnishes, administers, gives, or offers to sell, dispense, distribute, furnish, administer, or give Salvia divinorum or Salvinorin A, or...
  • Section 380.
    (a) Every person who sells, dispenses or distributes toluene, or any substance or material containing toluene, to any person who is less than 18 years...
  • Section 381.
    (a) Any person who possesses toluene or any substance or material containing toluene, including, but not limited to, glue, cement, dope, paint thinner, paint and...
  • Section 381a.
    Any person, or persons, whether as principals, agents, managers, or otherwise, who buy or sell dairy products, or deal in milk, cream or butter, and...
  • Section 381b.
    Any person who possesses nitrous oxide or any substance containing nitrous oxide, with the intent to breathe, inhale, or ingest for the purpose of causing...
  • Section 381c.
    (a) As used in this section, nitrous oxide refers to any of the following substances: N2O, dinitrogen monoxide, dinitrogen oxide, nitrogen oxide, or laughing gas.(b)...
  • Section 381d.
    (a) A person who dispenses or distributes nitrous oxide to a person, and knows or should know that the person is going to use the...
  • Section 381e.
    (a) A person who dispenses or distributes nitrous oxide shall record each transaction involving the dispensing or distribution of nitrous oxide in a written or...
  • Section 382.
    Every person who adulterates or dilutes any article of food, drink, drug, medicine, spirituous or malt liquor, or wine, or any article useful in compounding...
  • Section 382.4.
    No person, other than a licensed veterinarian, shall administer succinylcholine, also known as sucostrin, to any dog or cat.Violation of this section shall constitute a...
  • Section 382.5.
    Every person who sells, dispenses, administers or prescribes dinitrophenol for any purpose shall be guilty of a felony, punishable by a fine not less than...
  • Section 382.6.
    Every person who sells, dispenses, administers or prescribes preparations containing diphenylamine, paraphenylenediamine, or paratoluylenediamine, or a derivative of any such chemicals, to be used as...
  • Section 382.7.
    Every person who knowingly prescribes, dispenses, administers, or furnishes any liquid silicone substance for the purpose of injection into a human breast or mammary is...
  • Section 383.
    Every person who knowingly sells, or keeps or offers for sale, or otherwise disposes of any article of food, drink, drug, or medicine, knowing that...
  • Section 383a.
    Any person, firm, or corporation, who sells or offers for sale, or has in his or its possession for sale, any butter manufactured by boiling,...
  • Section 383b.
    Every person who with intent to defraud, sells or exposes for sale any meat or meat preparations, and falsely represents the same to be kosher,...
  • Section 383c.
    Every person who with intent to defraud, sells or exposes for sale any meat or meat preparations, and falsely represents the same to be halal,...
  • Section 384.
    (a) Any person who shall wilfully refuse to immediately relinquish a party line when informed that such line is needed for an emergency call, and...
  • Section 384.5.
    (a) (1) Any person who removes any minor forest products from the property where the products were cut and transports the products upon any public...
  • Section 384a.
    (a) (1) A person shall not willfully or negligently cut, destroy, mutilate, or remove plant material that is growing upon state or county highway rights-of-way.(2)...
  • Section 384b.
    For the purposes of Sections 384c through 384f, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions contained in this section govern the construction of those...
  • Section 384c.
    Persons purchasing trees, shrubs, or boughs from harvesters thereof shall not transport more than five trees or more than five pounds of shrubs or boughs...
  • Section 384d.
    Upon the filing of an application containing the information required by Section 384c, and the presentation of a permit or proof of ownership as required...
  • Section 384e.
    (a) The transportation tag described in Section 384d shall be presented to any peace officer upon demand.(b) Failure to produce a transportation tag properly filled...
  • Section 384f.
    Any person violating any of the provisions of Sections 384b through 384f shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be punished...
  • Section 384h.
    Every person who willfully or negligently, while hunting upon the inclosed lands of another, kills, maims, or wounds an animal, the property of another, is...
  • Section 384i.
    (a) Sections 384a to 384f, inclusive, shall not apply to maintenance and construction activities of public agencies and their employees.(b) Sections 384b to 384f, inclusive,...
  • Section 385.
    (a) The term high voltage as used in this section means a voltage in excess of 750 volts, measured between conductors or measured between the...
  • Section 386.
    (a) Any person who willfully or maliciously constructs or maintains a fire-protection system in any structure with the intent to install a fire protection system...
  • Section 387.
    (a) Any corporation, limited liability company, or person who is a manager with respect to a product, facility, equipment, process, place of employment, or business...
  • Section 395.
    Every person who willfully makes or publishes any false statement, spreads any false rumor, or employs any other false or fraudulent means or device, with...
  • Section 396.
    (a) The Legislature hereby finds that during emergencies and major disasters, including, but not limited to, earthquakes, fires, floods, or civil disturbances, some merchants have...
  • Section 396.5.
    It shall be unlawful for any retail food store or wholesale food concern, as defined in Section 3(k) of the federal Food and Nutrition Act...
  • Section 397.
    Every person who sells or furnishes, or causes to be sold or furnished, intoxicating liquors to any habitual or common drunkard, or to any person...
  • Section 398.
    (a) If a person owning or having custody or control of an animal knows, or has reason to know, that the animal bit another person,...
  • Section 399.
    (a) If any person owning or having custody or control of a mischievous animal, knowing its propensities, willfully suffers it to go at large, or...
  • Section 399.5.
    (a) Any person owning or having custody or control of a dog trained to fight, attack, or kill is guilty of a felony or a...
  • Section 401.
    Every person who deliberately aids, or advises, or encourages another to commit suicide, is guilty of a felony.(Added by renumbering Section 400 (as added by...
  • Section 402.
    (a) Every person who goes to the scene of an emergency, or stops at the scene of an emergency, for the purpose of viewing the...
  • Section 402a.
    Every person who adulterates candy by using in its manufacture terra alba or other deleterious substances, or who sells or keeps for sale any candy...
  • Section 402b.
    Any person who discards or abandons or leaves in any place accessible to children any refrigerator, icebox, deep-freeze locker, clothes dryer, washing machine, or other...
  • Section 402c.
    On and after January 1, 1970, any person who sells a new refrigerator, icebox, or deep-freeze locker not equipped with an integral lock in this...

Last modified: September 9, 2016