Proposition 47, officially called The Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act, is a law passed by voter initiative in California on November 4, 2014. Prop. 47 changed six low level crimes like drug possession and petty-theft offenses from felonies (or wobblers) to misdemeanors, retroactively and going forward.
This is the first in a series of fact sheets that will address different implementation issues. This fact sheet exlcusivley addresses record reclassification.