Criminal Procedure – Expungement – Time for Filing

Bill Number:  SB0101

Bill Sponsor(s):  Senator Norman

Subject:  Judicial Proceedings

Bill Summary:

Repealing the prohibition on the filing of a petition for expungement based on an acquittal, a dismissal, or a nolle prosequi within 3 years after the disposition unless the petitioner files with the petition a certain waiver and release; and requiring certain records that are ordered for expungement to be expunged by removing the records to a secured area to which persons who do not have a legitimate reason for access are denied access.

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