Alcohol-related offenses; expungement of certain offenses. (SB5009)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Peake (R-Lynchburg) 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 certain alcohol-related 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 »


08/20/2020: Incorporated into Another Bill


08/03/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 08/18/20 20200296D
08/03/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
08/20/2020Incorporated by Judiciary (SB5043-Deeds) (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)