Police and court records; expungement of records. (SB101)

Introduced By

Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Expungement of police and court records. Provides that a court that enters a nolle prosequi for a criminal charge shall, upon motion of the person charged, enter an order requiring the expungement of the police and court records relating to the charge. The bill also provides that a person whose charge is expunged because a nolle prosequi is taken or the charge is dismissed because the person arrested or charged was not the person named in the summons, warrant, indictment, or presentment shall not be required to pay any costs associated with the expungement. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/22/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16102312D
12/22/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/03/2016Continued to 2017 in Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
12/02/2016Left in Courts of Justice

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB194.