Police and court records; fees for expungement from record. (HB1442)

Introduced By

Sen. Lionell Spruill (D-Chesapeake) with support from 7 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Mamye BaCote (D-Newport News), Del. Daun Hester (D-Norfolk), Del. Matthew James (D-Portsmouth), Del. Johnny Joannou (D-Portsmouth), Sen. Kenneth Alexander (D-Norfolk), Sen. Roz Dance (D-Petersburg), Sen. Mamie Locke (D-Hampton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Expungement of police and court records; fees. Relieves a person who petitions for the expungement of police and court records related to a crime where the person was acquitted or the charge was otherwise dismissed from paying any fees or costs for filing such petition. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/28/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15102411D
12/28/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/2015Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
01/16/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1442)
01/21/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (11-Y 0-N)
01/21/2015Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/28/2015Committee substitute printed 15104152D-H1
01/28/2015Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2015Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/30/2015Assigned App. sub: Public Safety
02/04/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1442H1)
02/05/2015Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/10/2015Left in Appropriations