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PC 459 is the California penal code for Burglary. Entry into any structure for the purposes of committing a crime therein. (This is the simplified version.
PC 460 defines the degrees of burglary.
The official text of the statutes is below.
459. Every person who enters any house, room, apartment, tenement,shop, warehouse, store, mill, barn, stable, outhouse or otherbuilding, tent, vessel, as defined in Section 21 of the Harbors andNavigation Code, floating home, as defined in subdivision (d) ofSection 18075.55 of the Health and Safety Code, railroad car, lockedor sealed cargo container, whether or not mounted on a vehicle,trailer coach, as defined in Section 635 of the Vehicle Code, anyhouse car, as defined in Section 362 of the Vehicle Code, inhabitedcamper, as defined in Section 243 of the Vehicle Code, vehicle asdefined by the Vehicle Code, when the doors are locked, aircraft asdefined by Section 21012 of the Public Utilities Code, or mine or anyunderground portion thereof, with intent to commit grand or pewitlarceny or any felony is guilty of burglary. As used in thischapter, "inhabited" means currently being used for dwellingpurposes, whether occupied or not. A house, trailer, vessel designedfor habitation, or portion of a building is currently being used fordwelling purposes if, at the time of the burglary, it was notoccupied solely because a natural or other disaster caused theoccupants to leave the premises.460. (a) Every burglary of an inhabited dwelling house, vessel, asdefined in the Harbors and Navigation Code, which is inhabited anddesigned for habitation, floating home, as defined in subdivision (d)of Section 18075.55 of the Health and Safety Code, or trailer coach,as defined by the Vehicle Code, or the inhabited portion of anyother building, is burglary of the first degree. (b) All other kinds of burglary are of the second degree. (c) This section shall not be construed to supersede or affectSection 464 of the Penal Code.
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