California Penal Code Title 16 - General Provisions

  • Section 654.
    (a) An act or omission that is punishable in different ways by different provisions of law shall be punished under the provision that provides for...
  • Section 654.1.
    It shall be unlawful for any person, acting individually or as an officer or employee of a corporation, or as a member of a copartnership...
  • Section 654.2.
    The provisions of Section 654.1 of the Penal Code shall not apply to the selling, furnishing, or providing of transportation of any person or persons...
  • Section 654.3.
    Violation of Section 654.1 shall be a misdemeanor, and upon first conviction the punishment shall be a fine of not over five hundred dollars ($500),...
  • Section 655.
    An act or omission declared punishable by this Code is not less so because it is also punishable under the laws of another State, Government,...
  • Section 656.
    Whenever on the trial of an accused person it appears that upon a criminal prosecution under the laws of the United States, or of another...
  • Section 656.5.
    Any person convicted of a crime based upon an act or omission for which he or she has been acquitted or convicted in another country...
  • Section 656.6.
    No international treaties or laws shall be violated to secure the return of a person who has been convicted in another country of a crime...
  • Section 657.
    A criminal act is not the less punishable as a crime because it is also declared to be punishable as a contempt.(Enacted 1872.)
  • Section 658.
    When it appears, at the time of passing sentence upon a person convicted upon indictment, that such person has already paid a fine or suffered...
  • Section 659.
    Whenever an act is declared a misdemeanor, and no punishment for counseling or aiding in the commission of such act is expressly prescribed by law,...
  • Section 660.
    In the various cases in which the sending of a letter is made criminal by this Code, the offense is deemed complete from the time...
  • Section 661.
    In addition to the penalty affixed by express terms, to every neglect or violation of official duty on the part of public officers, State, county,...
  • Section 662.
    No person is punishable for an omission to perform an act, where such act has been performed by another person acting in his behalf and...
  • Section 663.
    Any person may be convicted of an attempt to commit a crime, although it appears on the trial that the crime intended or attempted was...
  • Section 664.
    Every person who attempts to commit any crime, but fails, or is prevented or intercepted in its perpetration, shall be punished where no provision is...
  • Section 665.
    Sections 663 and 664 do not protect a person who, in attempting unsuccessfully to commit a crime, accomplishes the commission of another and different crime,...
  • Section 666.
    (a) Notwithstanding Section 490, any person described in subdivision (b) who, having been convicted of petty theft, grand theft, a conviction pursuant to subdivision (d)...
  • Section 666.5.
    (a) Every person who, having been previously convicted of a felony violation of Section 10851 of the Vehicle Code, or felony grand theft involving an...
  • Section 667.
    (a) (1) In compliance with subdivision (b) of Section 1385, any person convicted of a serious felony who previously has been convicted of a serious...
  • Section 667.1.
    Notwithstanding subdivision (h) of Section 667, for all offenses committed on or after November 7, 2012, all references to existing statutes in subdivisions (c) to...
  • Section 667.2.
    (a) The Legislature finds and declares that assisting offenders released pursuant to Proposition 36, adopted at the November 6, 2012, statewide general election, with their...
  • Section 667.5.
    Enhancement of prison terms for new offenses because of prior prison terms shall be imposed as follows:(a) Where one of the new offenses is one...
  • Section 667.51.
    (a) Any person who is convicted of violating Section 288 or 288.5 shall receive a five-year enhancement for a prior conviction of an offense specified...
  • Section 667.6.
    (a) Any person who is convicted of an offense specified in subdivision (e) and who has been convicted previously of any of those offenses shall...
  • Section 667.61.
    (a) Except as provided in subdivision (j), (l), or (m), any person who is convicted of an offense specified in subdivision (c) under one or...
  • Section 667.7.
    (a) Any person convicted of a felony in which the person inflicted great bodily injury as provided in Section 12022.53 or 12022.7, or personally used...
  • Section 667.70. A.
    Any person who is convicted of murder, which was committed prior to June 3, 1998, and sentenced pursuant to paragraph (1) of subdivision (a) of...
  • Section 667.71.
    (a) For the purpose of this section, a habitual sexual offender is a person who has been previously convicted of one or more of the...
  • Section 667.75.
    Any person convicted of a violation of Section 11353, 11353.5, 11361, 11380, or 11380.5 of the Health and Safety Code who has previously served two...
  • Section 667.8.
    (a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), any person convicted of a felony violation of Section 261, 262, 264.1, 286, 288a, or 289 who, for...
  • Section 667.85.
    Any person convicted of a violation of Section 207 or 209, who kidnapped or carried away any child under the age of 14 years with...
  • Section 667.9.
    (a) Any person who commits one or more of the crimes specified in subdivision (c) against a person who is 65 years of age or...
  • Section 667.10. A.
    (a) Any person who has a prior conviction of the offense set forth in Section 289 and who commits that crime against a person who...
  • Section 667.15.
    Any adult who, prior to or during the commission or attempted commission of a violation of Section 288 or 288.5, exhibits to the minor any...
  • Section 667.16.
    (a) Any person convicted of a felony violation of Section 470, 487, or 532 as part of a plan or scheme to defraud an owner...
  • Section 667.17.
    Any person who violates the provisions of Section 538d during the commission of a felony shall receive an additional one-year term of imprisonment to be...
  • Section 668.
    Every person who has been convicted in any other state, government, country, or jurisdiction of an offense for which, if committed within this state, that...
  • Section 668.5.
    An offense specified as a prior felony conviction by reference to a specific code section shall include any prior felony conviction under any predecessor statute...
  • Section 669.
    (a) When a person is convicted of two or more crimes, whether in the same proceeding or court or in different proceedings or courts, and...
  • Section 670.
    (a) Any person who violates Section 7158 or 7159 of, or subdivision (b), (c), (d), or (e) of Section 7161 of, the Business and Professions...
  • Section 672.
    Upon a conviction for any crime punishable by imprisonment in any jail or prison, in relation to which no fine is herein prescribed, the court...
  • Section 673.
    It shall be unlawful to use in the reformatories, institutions, jails, state hospitals or any other state, county, or city institution any cruel, corporal or...
  • Section 674.
    (a) Any person who is a primary care provider in a day care facility and who is convicted of a felony violation of Section 261,...
  • Section 675.
    (a) Any person suffering a felony conviction for a violation of subdivision (c) or (d) of Section 261.5, paragraph (1) or (2) of subdivision (b)...
  • Section 678.
    Whenever in this code the character or grade of an offense, or its punishment, is made to depend upon the value of property, such value...

Last modified: September 9, 2016