Marijuana; expungement of charges. (HB2468)

Introduced By

Del. Harvey Morgan (R-Gloucester)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Expungement of marijuana charges. Provides that any person who has been convicted of a charge of possession of marijuana or 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 adds that the Department of Criminal Justice Services shall maintain a record of the expungement to be made available to any attorney for the Commonwealth upon request. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 089396652
01/14/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/20/2009Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/28/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2468)
01/29/2009Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely by voice vote
02/10/2009Left in Courts of Justice