Alcohol and marijuana-related offenses; expungement of certain charges and convictions. (SB5110)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


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 paid; and five years have elapsed since the date of completion of all terms of sentencing and probation. The bill provides that any person seeking expungement of a marijuana possession or 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


08/18/2020Presented and ordered printed 20200494D
08/18/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
08/20/2020Incorporated by Judiciary (SB5043-Deeds) (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)