Senate BillNo. 1351

Introduced by Senator De León

February 19, 2016

An act to amend Section 671 of the Civil Code, relating to property.


SB 1351, as introduced, De León. Property ownership.

Existing statutory law and the California Constitution provide for equal property rights for both citizens and noncitizens.

This bill would make technical, nonsubstantive changes to the statutory provision.

Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: no. State-mandated local program: no.

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:

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Section 671 of the Civil Code is amended to read:

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2Section Six Hundred and Seventy-one.

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Any person, whether citizen orbegin delete alien,end deletebegin insert noncitizen,end insert may
4take, hold, and dispose of property, real or personal, within this
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