Police and court records; expungement of records for misdemeanor and nonviolent felony convictions. (HB1517)

Introduced By

Del. Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond) with support from co-patrons Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), and Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston)

Progress

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

Description

Expungement of police and court records; misdemeanor and nonviolent felony convictions. Allows a person convicted of a misdemeanor or nonviolent felony to file a petition requesting expungement of the police and court records relating to the conviction if such person (i) has been free from any term of incarceration, probation, and postrelease supervision imposed as a result of such conviction for at least ten years; (ii) has no prior or subsequent convictions other than traffic infractions; and (iii) has no pending criminal proceeding. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/08/2020Committee
01/08/2020Presented and ordered printed 20100772D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/31/2020Continued to 2021 in Courts of Justice

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