Cal. Pen. Code § 273.4

Current through the 2022 Legislative Session.
Section 273.4 - Female genital mutilation
(a) If the act constituting a felony violation of subdivision (a) of Section 273a was female genital mutilation, as defined in subdivision (b), the defendant shall be punished by an additional term of imprisonment in the state prison for one year, in addition and consecutive to the punishment prescribed by Section 273a.
(b) "Female genital mutilation" means the excision or infibulation of the labia majora, labia minora, clitoris, or vulva, performed for nonmedical purposes.
(c) Nothing in this section shall preclude prosecution under Section 203, 205, or 206 or any other provision of law.

Ca. Pen. Code § 273.4

Amended by Stats 2011 ch 39 (AB 117),s 68, eff. 6/30/2011.
Amended by Stats 2011 ch 39 (AB 117),s 12, eff. 6/30/2011.
Amended by Stats 2011 ch 15 (AB 109),s 308, eff. 4/4/2011, but operative no earlier than October 1, 2011, and only upon creation of a community corrections grant program to assist in implementing this act and upon an appropriation to fund the grant program.