Juvenile and domestic relations district court; clarifies law governing retention of records, etc. (HB278)

Introduced By

Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Expungement of juvenile and domestic relations district court records. Clarifies the law governing retention of juvenile and domestic relations district court records to provide that (i) the records for all offenses for which a juvenile was found not innocent shall be retained when the juvenile is also found guilty of a delinquent act that would be a felony if committed by an adult or certain traffic offenses that must be reported to the Department of Motor Vehicles and (ii) a person who was the subject of a traffic proceeding and was found innocent or the proceeding was otherwise dismissed may file a motion to expunge all records relating to the proceeding. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/31/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100688D
12/31/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/10/2014Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/03/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (11-Y 0-N)
02/07/2014Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2014Committee substitute printed 14104203D-H1
02/08/2014Read first time
02/10/2014Read second time
02/10/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14104203D-H1
02/10/2014Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB278H1
02/11/2014Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/11/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/17/2014Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (14-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/17/2014Committee substitute printed 14105075D-S1
02/18/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/19/2014Read third time
02/19/2014Reading of substitute waived
02/19/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14105075D-S1
02/19/2014Passed by for the day
02/20/2014Read third time
02/20/2014Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB278S1
02/20/2014Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/2014Placed on Calendar
02/24/2014Senate substitute agreed to by House 14105075D-S1 (98-Y 1-N)
02/24/2014VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB278ER)
02/26/2014Signed by Speaker
02/28/2014Signed by President
03/24/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 271 (effective 7/1/14)
03/24/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0271)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 3 minutes.