MEDIA ADVISORY – News Conference regarding OCDA’s opposition to proposed legislation changes

Date: July 7, 2017


*Please note: No additional information or interviews will be available prior to the news conference

WHO: Orange County District Attorney (OCDA) Tony Rackauckas, Dr. Henry T. Nicholas III (Marsy’s Law), and Erin Runnion (The Joyful Child Foundation)

WHAT: Will hold a news conference to discuss strong opposition to three California State Senate bills currently pending in the Assembly that will make dramatic, negative changes to firearm sentencing enhancements, the bail system/ pretrial release, and sex offender registration.

WHEN: Monday, July 10, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. Doors will open at 10:00 a.m. and a prosecutor will present a thorough overview of the proposed legislation to provide background prior to the on-record portion of the event. The District Attorney’s remarks will begin at 11:00 a.m. Embargoed copies of the news release, remarks, and visuals will be made available for the press.

WHERE: First floor law library, OCDA’s Office, 401 Civic Center Drive W., Santa Ana

To read the proposed legislation in their entirety, please see the links below:

SB 10: Bail –

SB 421: Sex offender registration –

SB 620: Firearm enhancements –