Police and court records; expungement hearing to occur if person granted writ vacating a conviction. (SB1223)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Expungement of police and court records. Adds convictions vacated pursuant to a writ of actual innocence to the expungement procedures and requires that electronic records be included in the expungement. The bill also requires that the court and parties strictly comply with the expungement procedures set forth otherwise any expungement order is void. Read the Bill »


03/24/2007: signed by governor


01/10/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 077703105
01/10/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/01/2007Committee substitute printed 070577766-S1
02/02/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/02/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2007Read second time
02/05/2007Reading of substitute waived
02/05/2007Committee substitute agreed to 070577766-S1
02/05/2007Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1223S1
02/06/2007Read third time
02/06/2007Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/06/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2007Communicated to House
02/07/2007Placed on Calendar
02/07/2007Read first time
02/07/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/09/2007Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/16/2007Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2007Read second time
02/21/2007Read third time
02/21/2007Committee amendments agreed to
02/21/2007Passed by for the day
02/22/2007Read third time
02/22/2007Engrossed by House as amended
02/22/2007Passed House with amendments (98-Y 0-N)
02/22/2007VOTE: PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2007House amendments agreed to by Senate (29-Y 0-N)
02/22/2007VOTE: (29-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2007Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1223ER)
03/08/2007Signed by Speaker
03/11/2007Signed by President
03/24/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 824 (effective 7/1/07)
04/10/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0824)