Today the California State Senate passed a bill to limit adult probation to a maximum of one year for misdemeanor offenses and two years for felony offenses. The bill passed out of the Senate with an 26-12 vote.

Existing law authorizes courts to enforce misdemeanor probation terms for a maximum of three years. Felony probation may be enforced for as long as the maximum possible prison sentence for the offense.

Read the full article at California Assembly Democratic Caucus