Whenever the holder of any credential issued by the State Board of Education or the Commission on Teacher Credentialing is found to be insane, by a federal court or a court in this or any other state, the commission shall immediately revoke all credentials held by the person.

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, revocation shall be final without possibility of reinstatement of the credentials if the holder of the credential is charged with a felony sex offense, as defined in Section 44010, a felony controlled substance offense, as defined in Section 44011, in which an element of the controlled substance offense is either the distribution to, or use of a controlled substance by, a minor, or murder, as defined in Section 187 of the Penal Code, and, in response to the charge, the holder of the credential is found to be insane through a criminal proceeding by a federal court or a court in this or any other state.

Terms Used In California Education Code 44425.5

  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 140, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 1996.)