Committee on Revision of the Penal Code
On January 1, 2020, a new policy-making body was created -- the Committee on Revision of the Penal Code.
The Committee will study the California Penal Code and recommend statutory reforms to achieve the following improvements:
(1) Simplify and rationalize the substance of criminal law.Information about the Committee's work can be found through the navigational menu (above) or by using the site map (below).
(2) Simplify and rationalize criminal procedures.
(3) Establish alternatives to incarceration that will aid in the rehabilitation of offenders.
(4) Improve the system of parole and probation.