Cal. Pen. Code § 290

Current through 2020 Legislative Session
Section 290 - [Effective 1/1/2021]
(a) Sections 290 to 290.024, inclusive, shall be known and may be cited as the Sex Offender Registration Act. All references to "the Act" in those sections are to the Sex Offender Registration Act.
(b) Every person described in subdivision (c), for the rest of the person's life while residing in California, or while attending school or working in California, as described in Sections 290.002 and 290.01, shall register with the chief of police of the city in which the person is residing, or the sheriff of the county if the person is residing in an unincorporated area or city that has no police department, and, additionally, with the chief of police of a campus of the University of California, the California State University, or community college if the person is residing upon the campus or in any of its facilities, within five working days of coming into, or changing the person's residence within, any city, county, or city and county, or campus in which the person temporarily resides, and shall be required to register thereafter in accordance with the Act.
(c)
(1) The following persons shall register:

Any person who, since July 1, 1944, has been or is hereafter convicted in any court in this state or in any federal or military court of a violation of Section 187 committed in the perpetration, or an attempt to perpetrate, rape or any act punishable under Section 286, 287, 288, or 289 or former Section 288a, Section 207 or 209 committed with intent to violate Section 261, 286, 287, 288, or 289 or former Section 288a, Section 220, except assault to commit mayhem, subdivision (b) and (c) of Section 236.1, Section 243.4, Section 261, paragraph (1) of subdivision (a) of Section 262 involving the use of force or violence for which the person is sentenced to the state prison, Section 264.1, 266, or 266c, subdivision (b) of Section 266h, subdivision (b) of Section 266i, Section 266j, 267, 269, 285, 286, 287, 288, 288.3, 288.4, 288.5, 288.7, 289, or 311.1, or former Section 288a, subdivision (b), (c), or (d) of Section 311.2, Section 311.3, 311.4, 311.10, 311.11, or 647.6, former Section 647a, subdivision (c) of Section 653f, subdivision 1 or 2 of Section 314, any offense involving lewd or lascivious conduct under Section 272, or any felony violation of Section 288.2; any statutory predecessor that includes all elements of one of the above-mentioned offenses; or any person who since that date has been or is hereafter convicted of the attempt or conspiracy to commit any of the above-mentioned offenses.

(2) Notwithstanding paragraph (1), a person convicted of a violation of subdivision (b) of Section 286, subdivision (b) of Section 287, or subdivision (h) or (i) of Section 289 shall not be required to register if, at the time of the offense, the person is not more than 10 years older than the minor, as measured from the minor's date of birth to the person's date of birth, and the conviction is the only one requiring the person to register. This paragraph does not preclude the court from requiring a person to register pursuant to Section 290.006.
(d) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2021, and as of that date is repealed.

Ca. Pen. Code § 290

Amended by Stats 2020 ch 79 (SB 145),s 1, eff. 1/1/2021.
Amended by Stats 2018 ch 423 (SB 1494),s 51, eff. 1/1/2019.
Amended by Stats 2017 ch 541 (SB 384),s 1.5, eff. 1/1/2018.
Amended by Stats 2017 ch 526 (AB 484),s 1, eff. 1/1/2018.
Amended by Proposition 35, approved by the people of the State of California 11/6/2012, eff. 11/7/2012.
Added by Stats 2007 ch 579 (SB 172),s 8, eff. 10/13/2007.
Former section repealed by Stats 2007 ch 579 (SB 172),s 7, eff. 10/13/2007.
See Stats 2007 ch 579 (SB 172), s 52.
This section is set out twice. See also Ca. Pen. Code § 290, effective until 1/1/2021.