Health and Safety Code 11364.1 is the current section - it's valid until 2015, then 11364 becomes operative. They are essentially the same. The DA will be getting the case to review. If they feel there's a case there, they will file what they think is the appropriate section, no matter what the police cited you for.
Regarding the booking - don't do it without discussing it with your lawyer. There is no legal obligation that you go and complete the booking process unless you're ordered to do so by the judge.
You, or an attorney on your behalf, must appear in court on the date listed on the citation (or corrected citation) or a warrant may be issued for your arrest.
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I agree with my colleague. 11364 and 11364.(1) are pretty much one in the same.
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It does happen...you may be cited for one charge and go to court to see additional charges. This is because the Prosecutor determines the appropriate charges not the police. You should definitely appear in court on the date stated on your ticket, or else the court may issue a warrant for your arrest. I agree, don't "self book" unless ordered by the court. Seek the guidance of a good attorney promptly.
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