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Elections Code - ELEC

DIVISION 18. PENAL PROVISIONS [18000 - 18700]

  ( Division 18 enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2. )

CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [18000 - 18002]
  ( Chapter 1 enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2. )

18000.
  

This division applies to all elections.

(Enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2.)

18001.
  

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 may impose a fine on the offender not exceeding one thousand dollars ($1,000) in cases of misdemeanors or up to twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) in cases of felonies, in addition to the imprisonment prescribed.

(Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 497, Sec. 4. (AB 1436) Effective January 1, 2013.)

18002.
  

Every person charged with the performance of any duty under any law of this state relating to elections, who willfully neglects or refuses to perform it, or who, in his or her official capacity, knowingly and fraudulently acts in contravention or violation of any of those laws, is, unless a different punishment is prescribed by this code, punishable by fine not exceeding one thousand dollars ($1,000) or by imprisonment pursuant to subdivision (h) of Section 1170 of the Penal Code for 16 months or two or three years, or by both that fine and imprisonment.

(Amended by Stats. 2011, Ch. 15, Sec. 57. (AB 109) Effective April 4, 2011. Operative October 1, 2011, by Sec. 636 of Ch. 15, as amended by Stats. 2011, Ch. 39, Sec. 68.)

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