Prop 47 Reduction of Felonies
Proposition 47, approved by the voters on November 4, 2014, provides a legal procedure for reducing certain previous felony convictions to misdemeanors. An eligible prior felony conviction can be reduced under Proposition 47 even if you are currently serving a sentence due to your conviction. However, your case is not eligible to be reduced to a misdemeanor under Proposition 47 if you have any prior convictions for certain serious and/or violent felony offenses, or if you are required to register as a sex offender. If you are currently incarcerated, the court may also consider any risk to public safety in determining whether to resentence you in the case.