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Penal Code - PEN

PART 2. OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE [681 - 1620]

  ( Part 2 enacted 1872. )
  

TITLE 3. ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS REGARDING CRIMINAL PROCEDURE [777 - 883]

  ( Heading of Title 3 amended by Stats. 1951, Ch. 1674. )
  

CHAPTER 2. Time of Commencing Criminal Actions [799 - 805]
  ( Chapter 2 repealed and added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1270, Sec. 2. )

  
800.  

Except as provided in Section 799, prosecution for an offense punishable by imprisonment in the state prison for eight years or more or by imprisonment pursuant to subdivision (h) of Section 1170 for eight years or more shall be commenced within six years after commission of the offense.

(Amended (as amended by Stats. 2011, Ch. 39, Sec. 24) by Stats. 2011, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 12, Sec. 11. (AB 17 1x) Effective September 21, 2011. Operative October 1, 2011, by Sec. 46 of Ch. 12.)