Charges and convictions, certain; expungement. (HB31)

Introduced By

Del. Joe Lindsey (D-Norfolk)

Progress

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

Description

Expungement of certain charges and convictions. Allows a person to petition for expungement of convictions and deferred disposition dismissals for marijuana possession, underage alcohol possession, and using a false ID to obtain alcohol when the offense occurred prior to the person's twenty-first birthday; all court costs, fines, and restitution have been satisfied; and five years have elapsed since the date of completion of all terms of sentencing and probation. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
11/19/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100625D
11/19/2019Committee
11/19/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/22/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB31)
01/23/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB31)
01/31/2020Continued to 2021 in Courts of Justice

Comments

Robert Legge writes:

If you are going to decriminalize cannabis possession, why should you have to wait 5 years to get your record expunged for similar convictions?

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