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AB-547 Domestic violence: victim’s rights.(2021-2022)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 679.06 is added to the Penal Code, to read:

679.06.
 (a) The county probation department shall notify a victim of domestic violence or abuse, as defined in Section 13700 or in Section 6203 or 6211 of the Family Code, or a victim of stalking, as defined in Section 646.9, of the perpetrator’s current address or proposed address upon release, when the perpetrator, after conviction, is placed on or being released on probation pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 1203 and under the supervision of the county probation department.
(b) Subdivision (a) shall only apply if the victim has requested notification and has provided the probation department with a current address at which they may be notified.
(c) The district attorney shall advise every victim described in subdivision (a) of their right to request and receive notification pursuant to this section.
SEC. 2.
 If the Commission on State Mandates determines that this act contains costs mandated by the state, reimbursement to local agencies and school districts for those costs shall be made pursuant to Part 7 (commencing with Section 17500) of Division 4 of Title 2 of the Government Code.