Underage alcoholic possession, etc.; expungement of certain offenses. (HB254)

Introduced By

Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church) with support from co-patron Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Expungement of certain offenses. Allows a person to petition for expungement of a deferred disposition dismissal for underage alcohol possession or using a false ID to obtain alcohol when the offense occurred prior to the person's twenty-first birthday, all court costs and fines and orders of restitution have been satisfied, and the person seeking the expungement is at least 21 years of age and has no other alcohol-related convictions. The bill provides that any person seeking expungement of an alcohol-related charge shall be assessed a $150 fee, which shall be paid into the state treasury and credited to the Department of State Police. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/30/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101845D
12/30/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/27/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB254)
01/31/2020Continued to 2021 in Courts of Justice