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Criminal Procedure - Expungement - Time for Filing

Sponsored by:

Senator Norman


In the House - First Reading Judiciary

Synopsis: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; 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; and providing that certain records are subject to discovery in a civil action, except under certain circumstances.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Norman
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: SB0510 Session: 2017 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee HearingJudiciary
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Statutes:Article - Criminal Procedure

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February 13, 2018 10:17 A.M.