Police and court records; expungement of records for misdemeanor and nonviolent felony convictions. (HB32)

Introduced By

Del. Joe Lindsey (D-Norfolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Expungement of police and court records; misdemeanor and nonviolent felony convictions. Allows a person convicted of a misdemeanor or nonviolent felony to file a petition requesting expungement of the police and court records relating to the conviction if such person has (i) been free from any term of incarceration, probation, and postrelease supervision imposed as a result of such conviction for at least eight years; (ii) no prior or subsequent convictions other than traffic infractions; and (iii) no pending criminal proceeding. Read the Bill »


12/04/2020: Failed to Pass in Committee


11/19/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100626D
11/19/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/23/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB32)
01/31/2020Continued to 2021 in Courts of Justice
12/04/2020Left in Courts of Justice