Police and court records; expungement, plea agreements. (SB608)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon) with support from co-patron Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Expungement of police and court records; plea agreements. Provides that any provision in any plea agreement that purports to waive, release, or extinguish the right of a person to file a petition requesting the expungement of police and court records shall be void and unenforceable as against public policy. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18103578D
01/09/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/29/2018Reported from Courts of Justice (9-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2018Read second time and engrossed
02/01/2018Read third time and passed Senate (29-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2018Placed on Calendar
02/05/2018Read first time
02/05/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/15/2018Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
02/19/2018Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (7-Y 1-N)
03/06/2018Left in Courts of Justice