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Bill To Revive Restrictions On Sex Offender Housing Stalls

SACRAMENTO (AP) — A bill seeking to revive broad restrictions on where sex offenders can live in California has stalled in a state Senate committee. Republican Sen. Sharon Runner of Lancaster introduced SB54 after the state Supreme Court ruled that prohibiting all sex offenders from living within 2,000 feet of schools or parks goes too far.

State parole officers now impose the restriction only on pedophiles and others whose sex crimes involved children. Full Article


Senate committee kills public safety measure designed to clarify sex-offender restrictions

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Has the State Board of Equalization come out with their official response? 😉 Parks Dept?

Fight with calls and letters! Takes less than 5 minutes to all all the Senate Public Safety Committee members and state your opposition.

we conquered again against mrs runner maybe she will give up this fight against us

I do not know.
I think we need to have the CA Dept of Justice check to see if there were any abused being done with this and. “State Board of Equalization”

Thank you Janice and all that stoodup spokeup and took action in this fight.

Well, I wish the Runners would find some other hobby, this one is getting on my nerves.

This is their legacy, Prop 83 is their only political platform and they will do anything to save their drowning baby. I am sorry to say they will be back, even on crutches.

Don’t worry, Mr. Runner, using his position in BOE just published something he calls “Cannabis Compliance Project Pilot”. With this, he may get just enough voters later when he runs for Governor (again?).

Something tells me he ran for Governor once. With this new tool, he’ll get what he wants.

BooYa …!!……runber runber runber …have a’re not you when your no no isn’t working…and your paranoid agenda isn’t working either…cover some of that gray with just for men…it might be the only thing might work for you…only your hairdresser will know …just for men ..just not
for moustache …manly yes. .but she’ll like it tooooooo.

YES!!!! What great news! Thank you Janice and all that were involved in making our voices heard! … “Stalled” …. Means what exactly? (I know what it means ) but, what does it mean to a bill? Dead? No, because that is different than “stalls” … Right?

well, I typed my question above before I read what others posted on the other TITLE … seems stalled = dead, right?

The Senate Public Safety Committee conducted a hearing on June 30 during which it considered Senate Bill 54 (SB 54). The bill, if passed, would (1) overturn a recent CA Supreme Court decision that declared blanket residency restrictions for registered citizens on parole to be unconstitutional and (2) prevent most registered citizens from obtaining judicial relief from those restrictions. The bill would not, as described by Senator Runner’s staff, break a stalemate created by the CA Supreme Court, and prevent 5 to 10 years of litigation. Instead, the bill would create litigation throughout the state of California. Testimony at the… Read more »

In fact Crime Victims United was conceived and created by the CCPOA (California Correctional Peace Officers Association). So it goes a bit deeper than just financial support. Crime Victims United is a way for the CCPOA to deceive people into thinking that there is support for bills from 2 entities, when in reality the CCPOA and Crime Victims United can, for all intents and purposes, be considered one in the same. The CCPOA created Crime Victims United to help push stiffer laws and sentences to keep their people employed by keeping the prisons filled beyond capacity. A Parallel Universe, (Alex… Read more »

You know; the Runners are kind of like a disease or a sickness that abhors truth. Those two must be in full flight from reality, considering these unconstitutional laws are by and large starting to be scrapped because it’s now known that they are infective in their stated purpose. The only things these laws do is violate the Constitution and Bill of rights, as well as a slew of other laws. One has to wonder why the Runners refuse to admit the truth; their baby was ill conceived and now the truth that their law is useless and unconstitutional is… Read more »

Wow just when we thought it might be done and over with. This is madness and has got to stop. I don’t see how the runners can change this bill to be any benefit for anyone but their own agenda.

I do hope Mrs. Runner accepts the invitation to meet with CASOMB. It seems pretty clear that she is missing some of the key points and elements of how ineffective and damaging these residency restriction laws are. I don’t hold much hope for her as her agenda seems to have over-ridden her common sense. A Large percentage of reformed individuals who are working hard to conform to such lunacy would be caught in a grinder if this were to pass. How much of our court systems resources do we want to spend determining if a person who committed a sex… Read more »

Listen to the hearing. As soon as she made reference to “Jennifer Lunsford” (she being one of the authors of California’s ‘Jessica’s Law’) I know she was not quite with it…. seriously.

I agree Guest. Sharon came across as ill informed and un prepared. She stumbled over what no doubt George had written. Personally I think she is just a puppet for George.

What she did not rely on was the fact that her lies would be exposed and truth and common sense might have a fighting chance of becoming part of the equation. That did in fact happen and it is probably something that puts her in such an extreme state of denial, she must continue to spread the untruths and exaggerations in hope that somehow it will become truth. This could be how simple this is and very sad indeed for ALL citizens who believe in what our constitution represents and how we (should) enjoy unalienable rights. She counted on this… Read more »

It is obvious the only reason Runner voted for the board’s creation in the first place was to be able to document the “obvious facts” that sex offenders “have a high rate of recidivism” and that they could “never be cured.” Since those fallacies were not documented, as obviously they COULD NOT be documented, Run-run’s ploy backfired, and she can only play out her diatribe on fumes.

I for one, would like the Runners and their club keep making noise in this empty barrel. Soon, they will be treated like a barking dogs at 3 AM

yes and hopefully hauled off to the pound – their rightful place after what hatred in their souls has been exposed.

@mike t said: “It would give the NIMBY-ists an opportunity to face the facts and become educated, maybe use a little critical thinking, on how shuffling registered citizens around doesn’t make a community safer.”
Actually with residency restrictions like those in Jessica’s Law, registrants will be driven away from urban areas and into more rural areas like the districts of Runner, Anderson and Stone. How ironic. Talk about not thinking things through! How would their constituents feel about having a migration of registrants out of the cities into their towns?

I’m at a loss. I don’t know how to handle it when the government, as a whole, shows common sense for a change.

Now, on to the “high” speed rail project.

15 people opposed which is awesome!
Thanks for showing up!

So she have about 15 days to change the wording?
The last time you met the bill was dead.
What the difference between the 2 and why was she given a chance to reword them?

Who are “children”? Those under 14 or 18?

They keep telling me I have a 288, but I have a 288ab1

This state would like to believe that anyone under 18 is a child. However, in 30 other states, that penal code for which you are registering is not even in the books nor would you have been arrested in the first place since age of consent is 16.

Anyhow, you’d be surprised how many DAs and law enforcement don’t know the difference between 288(a) and 288a. HUGE difference especially when one requires public disclosure and Megan’s Law profile. The other does not. Make sure they know the difference in your case.

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