Bills Assigned to Keyword - Expungement (4)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 12/6/2017


H 3194 Requires for the destruction of arrest records as a result of mistaken identitySummary of the bill as introduced: Requires the destruction of arrest records as a result of mistaken identity no later than 180 days after an investigation by a law enforcement agency reveals that the person arrested as a result of mistaken identity.
Sponsor: John King House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: Courts Expungement House
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H 3209 Changes the eligibility for expungement for certain offenses05.02.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.27.2017 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.03.28.2017 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment protects entities from lawsuits who hire individuals that have past convictions that have been expunged. The amendment also only makes the bill applicable prospectively. 03.28.2017 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment adds language allowing multiple convictions with a connection to be expunged as one rather than being limited to only the first offense. The amendment also adds language that applies current conditional discharge language to older drug charges that were committed prior to the conditional discharge becoming legally available. It also allows someone receiving a pardon for a nonviolent conviction to receive an expungement three years later.Summary of the bill as introduced: Clarifies that expungement provisions apply retroactively to certain offenses, and allows for the eligibility for expungement of repealed offenses when the elements of the offense are consistent with existing similar offenses that are eligible for expungement.
Sponsor: Thomas Pope House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Committee report: Favorable Judiciary Status Date: 5/3/2017
Keywords: Expungement House Week of 03.27.2017 Week of 04.24.2017 Week of 05.01.2017
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S 0149 Establishes the circumstances under which certain nonviolent offenses may be expungedSummary of the bill as introduced: Establishes the circumstances under which certain nonviolent offenses may be expunged.
Sponsor: Darrell Jackson House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: Expungement Senate
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S 0161 Clarifies that expungment does not apply to offenses in which registration on the sex offender registry is requieredSummary of the bill as introduced: Clarifies that expungment does not apply to offenses in which registration on the sex offender registry is requiered.
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: Expungement Senate
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