Emergency and preliminary protective orders; expungement of orders. (SB1264)

Introduced By

Sen. Joe Morrissey (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Expungement of emergency and preliminary protective orders. Provides that a person against whom an emergency or preliminary protective order has been issued may petition to have police and court records relating to such order expunged if the order expires, is dissolved by the issuing court, or if a hearing for the issuance of a permanent protective order is scheduled or held and such permanent protective order is subsequently not issued. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101089D
01/11/2021Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/30/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1264)
02/01/2021Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary with letter (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)


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