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AB-2052 Sentencing: animal abuse and cruelty.(2015-2016)

As Amends the Law Today


 Section 597.8 is added to the Penal Code, to read:

 A person sentenced for two or more current convictions for the following offenses, in any combination, shall be sentenced to consecutive terms of imprisonment:
(a) A violation of Section 597.
(b) A violation of Section 597.5.
(c) A violation of Section 597a.
(d) A violation of Section 597b.
SEC. 2.
 No reimbursement is required by this act pursuant to Section 6 of Article XIII B of the California Constitution because the only costs that may be incurred by a local agency or school district will be incurred because this act creates a new crime or infraction, eliminates a crime or infraction, or changes the penalty for a crime or infraction, within the meaning of Section 17556 of the Government Code, or changes the definition of a crime within the meaning of Section 6 of Article XIII B of the California Constitution.