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Comments Requested for New Tiered Registry Form

A committee of the CA Judicial Council released today a proposed form that could help registrants prove the date on which they mailed or hand delivered copies of their petition forms to their local registration office and District Attorney. According to the committee, the proposed form is optional as it is not specifically required by the Tiered Registry Law that will become effective next year.

“The Tiered Registry Law first requires registration offices to determine a registrant’s eligibility to petition for removal from the registry within 60 days after receipt of a petition,” stated ACSOL Executive Director Janice Bellucci. “If the registration office determines a person is eligible, the District Attorney has an additional 60 days to decide whether to object to an individual’s petition.”

The public may submit comments regarding the proposed form on or before December 3, 2020.

“The proposed proof of service form is beneficial for registrants as well as attorneys who submit petition forms on behalf of registrants,” stated ACSOL President Chance Oberstein.

Registrants are reminded that Tier Assignment Letters will be available in their local registration office starting on January 1, 2021, according to the CA Department of Justice. Tier Assignment Letters will not be sent to individuals. According to the CA Department of Justice, the agency may delay up to 24 months Tier Assignment Letters for individuals convicted out-of-state, by the federal government, or by a military court.

Proof of Service form – Nov 2020

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Does anyone know yet if you have, as I do, a COR will that have been sent to the DOJ in determining Tier Level and will that speed up the removal from the list and website? I got my COR last December at that time it did not remove me from registration or the Website. I have been told that is nothing to do until Jan 2021.
Anyone have a different or better experience

Well… It’s a published mechanism.

I’d planned a registered return receipt letter. This simply gives something to attach that proof to.

Why is the district attorney given any say? What, they’re going to re-(technically non-) convict someone after they’ve already been put through the system by puting them through the system some more, because they feel like “non-punitively” punishing them with the “privilege” of registration for a little while longer? Long enough maybe that another term goes by and they can get slide through re-election?

The ridiculousness of being on the registry is surpassed only by the ineptitude by bureaucrats in implementing the process of being removed. If their paychecks were tied to the removal of persons entitled by the very laws that states passed, every person would be sent a personal invite by the state to file as quickly as possible.

When I finally file to end my yrs of non punishment and be welcomed back into the bosom of America, you think it would be o.k. If I signed it with 💩.

I have a few questions. 1) Does the new tier law go into affect July 1st? 2) I believe you can file a COR until June of next year? 3) Will a COR relieve a expunged misdemeanor 243.4a of registering? I filed my COR 9 months ago. I was contacted today (court date Dec 3) that the DA wasn’t prepared? In summary, they need 60 more days? My question is, will a granted COR in January 2021 still relieve me from registering and do the investigators visit your home? Thank you for your input

I’m impressed New Person. I called the LA Public Defenders office yesterday. She seemed lost. She informed me that I had until June? It seems like (no offense) nobody has a clear answer. In summary, I filed in April, got a court date in December and now the DA says they need 30-60 days to prepare? The Public Defender stated that I had until June, but they where a paralegal. I just sent your link to my counsel.

Mot, I’m confused. You obtained a COR, but your still on the registry? What was your charge? What a California Certificate of Rehabilitation Can Do for You

It sends the strongest official message to employers and the rest of society that you have put the past behind you and that you are now a law abiding citizen State licensing agencies take into account the certificate when considering to grant a state license.
Relieves certain offenders from registration requirements of Penal Code Section 290 (See FAQ for more details).
Creates automatic application for a pardon from the governor.
California Business & Professions Code, § 480, subd. (b) states that no license to practice a profession or vocation regulated by this code shall be denied “solely on the basis” of a felony conviction where the applicant “has obtained a certificate of rehabilitatio

Did (Mot) you get it reduced to a misdemeanor? Expunged? I believe certain offenses aren’t eligible for a COR or a COR won’t relieve you to register?

Congrats interested party! Party on

Question/opinion 2. I have a great relationship with my wife/kids. This has had a dramatic impact on our relationship. I have my family’s residence in OC (tried for a COR there/bad) and I use a friends address nearby in LA County. If the person who is registering has more than one residence address at which he or she regularly resides, he or she shall register in accordance with the Act in each of the jurisdictions in which he or she regularly resides, regardless of the number of days or nights spent there.  If all of the addresses are within the same jurisdiction, the person shall provide the registering authority with all of the addresses where he or she regularly resides.
My only concern is what should I say if this is asked? Why do I live in LB snd family in OC? Filed COR in LA? Lastly, how deep do you think they dig?

Thank you. My new court date is mid February. It’s been 24 years and it’s a PC 243.4a that was reduced to a misdemeanor and later expunged. County/Summary probation. I’ve read the LA courts are a mess and I’m remaining very positive; but nervous. I can’t find any reasons why they might reject my request. 1. The new DA is very liberal 2. I should be a tier 1? 10 years? 3. No arrests/traffic tickets or what not. I wish for the best . Happy Holidays

Good luck, USA!

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