(a) Notwithstanding subdivision (g) of Section 3486, Section 3486 shall apply in the County of Sacramento, in any court with jurisdiction over unlawful detainer cases involving real property situated in the City of Sacramento and in the County of Alameda in any court having jurisdiction over unlawful detainer cases involving real property situated in the City of Oakland.
(b) (1) In a template provided by the California Research Bureau, the city attorney and city prosecutor of the County of Sacramento and the city attorney and city prosecutor of the City of Oakland shall provide to the California Research Bureau the following information pertaining to cases filed pursuant to Section 3486:
(A) The number of notices provided pursuant to paragraph (1) of subdivision (a) of Section 3486.
(B) For each notice provided pursuant to paragraph (1) of subdivision (a) of Section 3486, the following information:
(i) The name and age, as provided by the landlord, of each person residing at the noticed address.
(ii) The racial or ethnic identity of the tenant against whom the unlawful detainer is sought.
(iii) Whether the person has previously received a notice pursuant to this section from the reporting city attorney or city prosecutor, and if so, whether the tenant vacated or was evicted as a result.
(iv) The date the initial notice was issued.
(C) Whether the tenant has previously been arrested (other than an arrest that is the basis of this notice) for any of the offenses specified in subdivision (c) of Section 3486.
(D) Whether, upon notice, the case was filed by the owner, and if so, the filing date and case number.
(E) Whether the assignment was executed by the owner to the city attorney or prosecutor.
(F) Whether 3-day, 30-day, or 60-day notices were issued by the city attorney or city prosecutor, and if so, the date each was issued.
(G) Whether the case was filed by the city attorney or city prosecutor, and if so, the filing date and case number.
(H) Whether the owner is joined as a defendant pursuant to this section.
(I) For the cases filed by an owner, the city attorney, or the city prosecutor, the following information:
(i) If a judgment was entered, the date of the judgment, whether the judgment ordered an eviction or partial eviction, and whether the judgment was a default judgment, stipulated judgment, or judgment following trial.
(ii) Whether the case was withdrawn or the tenant prevailed.
(iii) Whether there was another disposition, and the type of disposition.
(iv) Whether the defendant was represented by counsel.
(v) Whether the case was a trial by the court or a trial by jury.
(vi) Whether an appeal was taken, and, if so, the result of the appeal and the date of the result.
(vii) Whether a partial eviction was requested, and whether the court ordered a partial eviction.
(J) For cases in which a notice was provided pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 3486, but no case was filed, the following information:
(i) Whether a tenant voluntarily vacated subsequent to receiving the notice, and if so, the date vacated.
(ii) Whether a tenant vacated a unit prior to the providing of the notice, and if so, the date vacated.
(iii) Whether the notice provided pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 3486 was erroneously sent to the tenant. This shall include a list of the reasons, if known, for the erroneously sent notice, such as reliance on information on the suspected violator’s name or address that was incorrect, a clerical error, or other reason.
(iv) Whether there was another resolution and the type of resolution.
(K) The street address, city, and ZIP Code of residence where the tenants relocated, to the extent known.
(L) Whether the tenant continued to engage in unlawful activity at his or her new place of residence, to the extent known.
(2) (A) Information compiled pursuant to this section shall be reported annually to the California Research Bureau on or before January 20.
(B) The California Research Bureau shall thereafter submit a brief report to the Senate and Assembly Committees on Judiciary once on or before March 20, 2016, and once on or before March 20, 2018, summarizing the information collected pursuant to this section and evaluating the merits of the pilot programs established by this section. The report for this section shall be submitted in compliance with Section 9795 of the Government Code and may be combined with the California Research Bureau report submitted for the pilot program established by Section 3485. The 2018 report shall indicate whether the City of Sacramento and the City of Oakland have regularly reported to the bureau.
(3) Personally identifiable information submitted to the California Research Bureau pursuant to this section shall be confidential and shall not be publicly disclosed.
(c) A participating jurisdiction shall not be permitted to file, in the name of the people, an action for unlawful detainer pursuant to this section unless that jurisdiction has made a good faith effort to collect and timely report all information to the California Research Bureau required by subdivision (b).
(d) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2019, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted statute, that is enacted before January 1, 2019, deletes or extends that date.
(Added by Stats. 2014, Ch. 341, Sec. 2. (AB 2485) Effective September 15, 2014. Repealed as of January 1, 2019, by its own provisions.)
Last modified: October 25, 2018