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TITLE 15. Amendments & Additions (PC15-01 to PC15-13)

Post by San Andreas State Clerk » Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:39 am



Image    TITLE 15. Amendments & Additions

  1. At the pleasure of the Governor and/or State Senate, amendments, additions, and revisions to this penal code may be made at any time with respect to the due process of the legislative process of those authorities.
  2. The Chief Justice may also review the Penal Code and make proposed changes to ensure its effectiveness and appropriate language for legal interpretation. Major changes should be consulted upon with the Governor and/or State Senate.
  3. General policy and procedure changes will be made in Title 12. Code Policy. All other changes shall be made within relevant Titles.
  4. At least seven days shall be given between the release of an updated Penal Code revision and its implementation.
  5. All changes to this code shall be dated and acknowledged in Title 15. Amendments & Additions
(15)01. May 25 2015
  1. Final Draft of Penal Code issued. All charges rewritten and adapted to incorporate more effective, accurate language. Examples added to commonly confused charges and to help describe appropriate charge usage. Precedents added to create official policy on wiretapping, exigent circumstances, and other policies. General cleaning and reorganization of code entries for effectiveness.
  2. (( Acknowledgments to Laos for creation, organization, and development of the new code format and structure. ))
  3. (( Acknowledgments to Conti, ObZen, Pitchounette, Warmonkey, Bospy, flemwad, Apophis, Chiky, and others for their feedback on the code through development and revising. ))
(15)02. Oct. 1 2016
  1. Final Draft of Penal Code 2016 with thanks to everyone who sent suggestions and feedback.
  2. Clarified (4)02 to clarify arrests should only be made when it is clearly known and agreed by the officer who issued the fine, or a command ranking officer, that the arrest should take place.
  3. Added a Tinted Windows citation in the road law since it seems sufficiently RPed again (though no word if this is regulated by management) to justify front window tinting citations.
  4. Split DUI into DUI and DWI to clarify felony and misdemeanor violations.
  5. Torture is now Mayhem as that language better fits the circumstances of what mayhem is. Added a small addition to clarify non-permanent harm that is akin to torture.
  6. Clarified license suspension to expire when an officer’s suspension period is lifted, even if an individual goes and gets a new script-wise license at the DMV.
  7. Three strike rule for license suspension expanded from 12 hours to 36 hours.
  8. Aggravated battery is now a felony
  9. Maximum fine per road law incident raised from $10,000 to $25,000
  10. Evading altered to significantly increase the penalty for fleeing police, renamed to eluding
  11. Increased almost all fines on the penal code by between $1,000 and $2,000
  12. Altered (11)06. Vehicular Endangerment to be in line with Winters v. San Andreas Sheriff's Department
  13. (4)12. Resisting A Peace Officer made to be an Officer Discretion Charge.
  14. Added (11)19. Unlawful Transport of Persons in a Cargo Area
  15. Altered (11)03. Failure to Abide by a TCD to include a drivers warning.
  16. Altered (2)12. Grand Theft Of A Firearm to increase the time.
  17. Altered (5)04. Vigilantism to remove redundant clause.
  18. Added (1)13. Vehicular Murder, (1)04. Mutual Combat
(15)03. Dec. 2 2016
  1. Final Draft of Penal Code 2016 re-issued. All amendment made prior to this date has been logged correctly.
  2. (( Acknowledgement to Conti for writing & editing the 2016 version of the Penal Code with the assistance of ObZen. ))
  3. Increased the third offense to (4)17 Misuse of a Government Hotline imprisonment time.
  4. Added (12)16 Criminal Fines, (12)17 Repeat Offender Clause, and (12)18 Immunity.
  5. Added enhancement to the (8)02 Eluding a Peace Officer for high-performance or oversized vehicle usage while evading.
  6. Altered (12)12 Maximum Imprisonment to include an exception in line with (12)17 Repeat Offender Clause.
  7. Added (6)12 Possession of Marijuana
  8. Added new point to (6)01 Possession of Controlled Substance to specify Marijuana possession.
  9. Removed (13)01 Racketeering.
(15)04. Feb. 18 2017
  1. (4)02. Failure to Pay a Fine reverted to its previous version with minor changes to provide more clarity.
  2. (11)12. Registration Violation updated to include failure to display a license plate.
  3. Altered (2)08. Petty Theft, (2)09. Theft, and (2)10. Grand Theft in line with The People v. Najaro: 16-A003, and 16-B018.
  4. Altered (13)12. Corporate Hijacking to include a note.
(15)05. Mar. 23 2017
  1. A fifth clause was added to (4)02. Failure to Pay a Fine.
  2. Altered (12)16. Criminal Fines in line with 17-A002.
(15)06. Jan. 22 2018
  1. Penal Code 2018 update. (( Thank you to everyone who submitted feedback. ))
     
  2. SAN ANDREAS AGE OF CONSENT CHANGED TO 18 YEARS OF AGE.
  3. SAN ANDREAS AGE TO DRIVE CHANGED TO 16 YEARS OF AGE.
     
  4. (1)01. Intimidation — re-written for clarification, consolidated.
  5. (1)06. Aggravated Battery — inclusion of weapon clause, maximum time increased to 240 minutes.
  6. (1)13. Vehicular Murder — point 1 re-written for clarification.
     
  7. (2)02. Trespassing — clarified ownership of trailer parks/caravans in "NOTES".
  8. (2)03. Trespassing within a Restricted Zone — re-written, zones defined, changed to misdemeanor of 30-50 mins.
  9. (2)04. Burglary — addition of crime not being stackable with (2)02. Trespassing.
  10. (2)05. Possession Of Burglary Tools — re-written for clarification, items defined.
  11. (2)07. Armed Robbery — number 2 edited to not be stackable with (2)06. Robbery.
     
  12. (3)03. Prostitution — re-written and re-defined for clarification, lowered from 90-150 minutes to 60-120 minutes.
  13. Addition of (3)04. Solicitation of Prostitution — standalone charge for those who pay for prostitution services.
  14. (3)05. Pandering / Pimping — punishment raised from 60-120 minutes to 90-180 minutes.
  15. (3)08. Statutory Rape — age of consent for San Andreas changed to 18.
     
  16. (4)02. Failure To Pay A Fine — note about warrants re-written to include Sergeant or above.
  17. (4)03. Contempt of Court*** — removal of officer discretion on this charge.
  18. (4)13. Escape From Custody — (( note about administrators issuing this charge added. ))
  19. (4)17. Misuse Of A Government Hotline — changed to a misdemeanor punishable by 10-20 minutes.
  20. Addition of (4)24. Contempt of Senate*** — contempt charge for State Senate hearings.
     
  21. (5)05. Terrorism*** — moved from TITLE 6 to TITLE 5 (Crimes against Public Peace).
     
  22. (6)04. Maintaining A Place For The Purpose Of Distribution — changed to be a felony charge.
  23. (6)08. Public Intoxication — re-written for clarification.
  24. (6)12. Possession of Marijuana — re-written for clarification.
     
  25. Addition of (7)05. Possession Of Child Pornography — a felony punishable by 180 minutes.
  26. Note, again: age of consent for San Andreas changed to 18.
     
  27. (8)01. Driving With A Suspended License — re-written for clarification.
  28. (8)02. Eluding A Peace Officer — changed back to (8)02. EVADING A Peace Officer.
  29. Addition of (8)03. Evading A Peace Officer — High Performance Vehicle — split from sub-clause of (8)03.
  30. (8)03. Evading A Peace Officer — High Performance Vehicle — FCR-900 added to High Performance list.
  31. Addition of (8)04. Evading A Peace Officer — Oversized Vehicle — split from sub-clause of (8)03.
  32. (8)04. Evading A Peace Officer — Oversized Vehicle — Combine added to Oversized Vehicle list.
  33. Addition of (8)05. Evading A Peace Officer — Naval Vessel — split from sub-clause of (8)03.
  34. Addition of (8)06. Evading A Peace Officer — Aircraft — split from sub-clause of (8)03.
  35. Rest of title entries re-numbered to suit the above additions.
  36. (8)08. Hit And Run — point 2 added to define what must be done during a vehicle accident.
  37. (8)09. Reckless Operation Of An Aircraft — changed to a felony of 90 minutes.
     
  38. (9)01. Possession Of An Illegal Blade — moved point 2 to NOTES.
  39. (9)02. Possession Of An Unlicensed Firearm — maximum time increased by 5 minutes.
  40. (9)03. Possession Of An Illegal Firearm — moved point 3 to NOTES.
  41. (9)04. Possession Of An Assault Weapon — moved point 2 to NOTES.
  42. (9)05. Unlicensed Sale Of A Firearm changed to (9)05. Unlicensed Distribution Of A Weapon.
  43. (9)07. Manufacture or Possession of an Improvised Device — specifically included "blade" for prison scenarios.
  44. (9)13. CCW / PF Violation — re-written for clarification, license revocation only.
     
  45. (10)06. Three-strikes Vehicle Policy — re-written and re-defined, maximum 48 hour suspension and 7 day revocation.
  46. (10)07. Weapons Violation — removed, redundant entry.
  47. Rest of title entries re-numbered to suit the above removal.
     
  48. (11)01. Speeding Violation — re-written with focus on MPH, KMH added to brackets.
  49. (11)11. Driving Under The Influence (DUI) — removed clause about government employees, redundant (due to govt. cooperation act).
  50. (11)15. Driving without a Valid License — minimum age to drive in San Andreas defined as 16. (( See OOC NOTES about /licenses. ))
  51. (11)18. Tinted Windows — re-written and re-defined.
  52. Addition of (11)20. Fire Hydrant Parking Restriction — infraction of $5,000 and vehicle impoundment.
     
  53. (12)08. Suspicion Policy — maximum detainment of a suspect changed from 30 minutes to 60 minutes.
  54. (12)17. Repeat Offender Clause — re-written and re-defined, especially parties who may issue the clause.
  55. Addition of permanent vehicle seizure to (12)17. Repeat Offender Clause with judge's order.
     
  56. Rest of title entries re-numbered to suit prior removal of (13)01. as an entry.
  57. (13)03. Gambling License Violation — re-written and new definition added.
     
  58. (( Acknowledgements to Government Management members for assisting in the Penal Code 2018 update: Wildcat, Gibbz, Keane., Torilla, Marauder, Iudex., Paddy, MoralesLSRP, Flemwad, Elvira, Cantbehudson, Fenato, Superb. ))
(15)07. Feb. 04 2018
  1. Point 3 has been added to (4)06. False Information To A Government Employee to further define the charge.
(15)08. Jun. 26 2018
  1. (13)03. Gambling License Violation, point 5. private property changed to private residences.
(15)09. Nov. 21 2018
  1. Addition of (10)09. Gang Crimes Clause.
(15)10. Nov. 25 2018
  1. Also added point 2 to (10)09. to define serious and violent felonies in this clause.
(15)11. Nov. 28 2018
  1. Removal of (9)01. Possession Of An Illegal Blade, addition of (9)01. Possession Of A Prohibited Weapon.
(15)12. Feb. 22 2019
  1. State Senate amendment of (11)03. Yield Violation, with addition of two addendums (( spoiler )).
  2. State Senate amendment of (2)15. Forgery.
(15)13. Apr. 25 2019
  1. Title 14 "Peace Officers" added to the San Andreas Penal Code.
  2. "Amendments & Additions" changed from Title 14 to Title 15.


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