2009 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Procedure Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 636
Sponsored By:
Senators Muse, Exum, Gladden, Harrington, Jones, Kelley, Peters, and Pugh
Police and Court Records - Nonviolent Crimes - Expungement


Authorizing a person convicted of a nonviolent crime, with specified exceptions, who completed the sentence imposed for the conviction, including probation, to petition for the expungement of specified records maintained by the State or a political subdivision pertaining to the conviction after a specified period of time; prohibiting a person convicted of a specified nonviolent crime of a sexual nature from petitioning for the expungement of specified records; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Senate Rules
Re-referred Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 3/25 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings Withdrawn
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator C. Anthony Muse, District 26
Senator Nathaniel Exum, District 24
Senator Lisa A. Gladden, District 41
Senator David C. Harrington, District 47
Senator Verna L. Jones, District 44
Senator Delores G. Kelley, District 10
Senator Douglas J. J. Peters, District 23
Senator Catherine E. Pugh, District 40

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans`; etc.
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Criminal Procedure
( 10-105 , 10-105 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Not available at this time
Amendments: None offered