2007 Regular Session


File Code: Commercial Law - Consumer Protection
Sponsored By:
Delegates Kipke, Beidle, Beitzel, Benson, V. Clagett, Costa, Dwyer, Eckardt, Elmore, Frank, Frush, Gaines, Hubbard, Ivey, Kach, J. King, Kullen, Love, McComas, Mizeur, Montgomery, Pena-Melnyk, Schuh, Shank, Shewell, Smigiel, Sossi, Stocksdale, Stukes, Stull, and Tarrant
Identity Fraud - Victim - Expungement of False Criminal Record


Authorizing a court to order a defendant who pleads guilty or is found guilty of using another person's name or other identification without consent or authorization to make restitution to the victim for costs associated with an expungement proceeding that arose because of the identity fraud; allowing a person to request that the Office of the Attorney General file a petition for expungement of specified records if records resulted from the arrest of another using the person's name or other identification without consent or authorization; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Nicholaus R. Kipke, District 31
Delegate Pamela Beidle, District 32
Delegate Wendell R. Beitzel, District 1A
Delegate Joanne C. Benson, District 24
Delegate Virginia P. Clagett, District 30
Delegate Robert A. Costa, District 33B
Delegate Donald H. Dwyer, Jr., District 31
Delegate Adelaide C. Eckardt, District 37
Delegate D. Page Elmore, District 38A
Delegate William J. Frank, District 42
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Tawanna P. Gaines, District 22
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Wade Kach, District 5
Delegate James S. King, District 33A
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Mary Ann E. Love, District 32
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Heather Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Joseline Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Steven R. Schuh, District 31
Delegate Christopher B. Shank, District 2B
Delegate Tanya Shewell, District 5A
Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36
Delegate Richard A. Sossi, District 36
Delegate Nancy R. Stocksdale, District 5A
Delegate Melvin Stukes, District 44
Delegate Paul S. Stull, District 4A
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Attorney General
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
Electronic Government
Fees -see also- Devt Fees and Taxes; Reimbursement Rates
Fraud -see also- Forgery
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Theft -see also- Shoplifting
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Criminal Law
( 8-301 , 8-301 )
Criminal Procedure
( 10-105 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered