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2017 Proposition 47 Grant Project Summaries – PDF

SACRAMENTO (May 30, 2017) – The Executive Steering Committee charged with ranking Prop 47 proposals made its final recommendations May 30, 2017. The Board of State and Community Corrections will decide at its June 8 meeting whether to accept the committee’s recommendations. The ranked list is available here.

Prop 47 Proposals Submitted to the BSCC

Prop 47 RFP - Word Doc

Proposition 47 Bidders’ Conferences

The Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) hosted Bidders’ Conferences in Sacramento, Fresno and San Diego the week of December 12, 2016. These conferences were held to provide clarity on the Request for Proposals (RFP) instructions and to respond to technical questions.
The Sacramento Bidders’ Conference occurred on December 12, 2016 at:
Board of State and Community Corrections
Board Room - 1st Floor
2590 Venture Oaks Way Sacramento CA 95833
The meeting was livestreamed and a recording of the meeting can be accessed here:
Questions about the Proposition 47 RFP may be submitted by email to: The BSCC will accept and respond to questions from November 18, 2016 to January 20, 2017. Questions and answers will be posted on the BSCC website up to January 31, 2017.

Proposition 47

The Proposition 47 Executive Steering Committee (ESC) was approved by the Board at its April 14, 2016 meeting. This ESC membership reflects California’s diversity and includes subject matter expertise and life experience as required by statute.

Click here to view the press release that announces the ESC membership: Prop 47 Executive Steering Committee.

Click here to view the ESC membership.

Click here to read bios of the Prop 47 ESC Members

The next meeting of the Proposition 47 ESC is scheduled for May 30, 2017 at the following location:

Board of State and Community Corrections
2590 Venture Oaks Way, Sacramento, CA 95833
Time:  9:00 AM  - Agenda

Past ESC Meetings

The Proposition 47 ESC held its first meetings on June 23 and June 24, 2016. The agendas for this meeting are available here: June 23, 2016 and June 24, 2016. PowerPoint presentations from subject matter experts are available here and other briefing materials are available here.*

The Proposition 47 ESC held a second meeting on August 10 and August 11, 2016. The agendas are available here:  August 10, 2016 and August 11, 2016

The ESC held a third meeting on September 7, 2016.  The agenda is available here: September 7, 2016.

The ESC held a meeting on October 17, 2016.  The agenda is available here:  October 17, 2016.

The ESC held a meeting on October 31, 2016. The agenda is available here:  October 31, 2016

The ESC held a meeting on March 29, 2017. The agenda is available here:  March 29, 2017

*At the time of upload, this briefing materials contain active links.  However, in the future, it is not uncommon for links to become broken or pages and files removed by its host organization.  The BSCC maintains hard copies of all materials for your review at our Sacramento office. 


The below data and information presents a sample of demographic and criminological information from publicly accessible data files. In addition to presenting summaries of information contained in the files, links to official publications and datasets have been provided. This summary is not intended to be a comprehensive listing of publicly accessible files. Relevant data are available from a number of sources and can be accessed online and through other mechanisms.


State of California - PDF


Alameda County - PDF Alpine County - PDF Amador County - PDF Butte County - PDF
Calaveras County - PDF Colusa County - PDF Contra Costa County - PDF Del Norte County - PDF
El Dorado County - PDF Fresno County - PDF Glenn County - PDF Humboldt County - PDF
Imperial County - PDF Inyo County - PDF Kern County - PDF Kings County - PDF
Lake County - PDF Lassen County - PDF Los Angeles County - PDF Madera County - PDF
Marin County - PDF Mariposa County - PDF Mendocino County - PDF Merced County - PDF
Modoc County - PDF Mono County - PDF Monterey County - PDF Napa County - PDF
Nevada County - PDF Orange County - PDF Placer County - PDF Plumas County - PDF
Riverside County - PDF Sacramento County - PDF San Benito County - PDF San Bernardino County - PDF
San Diego County - PDF San Francisco County - PDF San Joaquin County - PDF San Luis Obispo Co. - PDF
San Mateo County - PDF Santa Barbara County - PDF Santa Clara County - PDF Santa Cruz County - PDF
Shasta County - PDF Sierra County - PDF Siskiyou County - PDF Solano County - PDF
Sonoma County - PDF Stanislaus County - PDF Sutter County - PDF Tehama County - PDF
Trinity County - PDF Tulare County - PDF Tuolumne County - PDF Ventura County - PDF
Yolo County - PDF Yuba County - PDF  

The BSCC hosted six Regional Meetings throughout California in response to widespread interest in how expected state savings might be reinvested to reduce recidivism among the state’s low-level offenders.. These were held on October 28, 2015 in Oakland, on January 25, 2016 in Fresno, on January 26, 2017 in San Bernardino County, on January 27, 2016 in Los Angeles,  on January 28, 2016 in San Diego and on June 23, 2016 in Sacramento. These meetings were open to the public in order to provide public comment.  A summary of the public comment will be provided to the Prop 47 ESC and the Board.  You can view the videos from the BSCC's Regional Meetings by selecting the links below:

Oakland:October 28, 2015 Meeting Video
Fresno:January 25, 2016 Meeting Video
Highland:January 26, 2016 Meeting Video
Los Angeles:January 27, 2016 Meeting Video
San Diego:January 28, 2016 Meeting Video
Sacramento: June 23, 2016 Meeting Video

Check back here soon for a detailed report of the public comment.  In the meantime, click here to read a synopsis of the Public Comments.

The five highest priorities for Prop 47 spending as expressed through public comment at the Regional Meetings are:

  • Community based treatment/not in custody treatment
  • Mental health/substance use treatment and counseling
  • Stable, affordable housing
  • Diversion
  • Job Training

AB 1056 Expands Areas of Prop 47 Funding

With the signing of AB 1056, the BSCC now has an expanded framework for its work in implementing grants funded through state savings realized under Proposition 47.

Read more.

Read the AB 1056 Legislation


BSCC Press Release, November 2014

On Nov. 4, 2014, California voters approved Proposition 47, which reduced from felonies to misdemeanors the penalties for certain non-serious and non-violent drug and property crimes.

Read the press release here: The BSCC’s Prop 47 Responsibilities are Unfolding

Read the initiative here:

The BSCC has developed a Proposition 47 inbox to respond to any questions and to accept public comments. The email address for the inbox is BSCC staff requests that all communication be submitted in writing at this time. If you would like to provide public comment, please use the Prop 47 inbox to provide your input and include the words “public comment” in the subject line.