Marijuana charges; expungement of records. (SB1048)

Introduced By

Sen. Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Expungement of marijuana charges. Provides that anyone who has had a charge of possession of marijuana discharged and dismissed in accordance with the provisions of 18.2-251, more than 10 years prior to his petition for expungement, may file a petition setting forth the relevant facts and requesting expungement of the police records and the court records relating to the charge. The bill provides that the Department of Criminal Justice Services shall maintain a record of an expungement of a dismissal under 18.2-251 for the purpose of a second prosecution under 18.2-250 or 18.2-250.1. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 075200752
01/09/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice