Criminal conviction record; person convicted of certain criminal offenses to petition. (SB1289)

Introduced By

Sen. Don McEachin (D-Richmond)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Expungement of criminal conviction record. Allows a person convicted of certain criminal offenses to petition to have his conviction expunged after a five-year period has expired following the conviction, upon a showing that his opportunities for employment, education, or professional licensure are prejudiced by the existence of the criminal record. Expungement would not be available for someone convicted of a violent felony, a DUI-related offense, an offense for which registration on the sex offender registry is required, or domestic violence. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 090655628
01/14/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/15/2009Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/02/2009Subject matter referred to the Crime Commission pursuant to Senate Rule 30 (L)
02/02/2009Passed by in Courts of Justice with letter (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2009Subject matter referred to the Crime Commission pursuant to Senate Rule 20 (L)