Police and court records; expungement of certain records, pardons. (SB5006)

Introduced By

Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg) with support from co-patrons Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), and Sen. David Suetterlein (R-Salem)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Expungement of police and court records; pardons. Allows a person to petition for the expungement of the police and court records relating to such person's conviction for misdemeanors and certain felonies if he has been granted a simple pardon for the crime. Under current law, police and court records relating to convictions are only expunged if a person received an absolute pardon for a crime he did not commit. Read the Bill »


08/20/2020: Incorporated into Another Bill


07/29/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 08/18/20 20200173D
07/29/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
08/17/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB5006)
08/20/2020Incorporated by Judiciary (SB5043-Deeds) (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)