2013 Regular Session



Criminal Records - Shielding - Nonviolent Misdemeanor Convictions

Sponsored by:

Delegate Anderson


In the Senate - Special Order until 11:55 (Senator Brochin) Adopted (28-19)

Synopsis:Authorizing a person to petition the court to shield specified court records and police records relating to a conviction of the person no earlier than 5 years after the person satisfies the sentence imposed for the conviction, including parole, probation, or mandatory supervision; providing that, if the person is convicted of a new crime during a specified time period, the original conviction is not eligible for shielding unless the new conviction becomes eligible for shielding; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Anderson, Waldstreicher, Braveboy, Carter, Conaway, Dumais, Haynes, Ivey, Swain, Valderrama, and M. Washington
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Judiciary  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Court of Appeals
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Criminal Background Investigations
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Electronic Government
Higher Education -see also- Comm Colleges; Med Schools; etc.
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Public Employees -see also- State Employees
Public Officials -see also- Atty Gen; Compt; Coun Admin; etc
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Registration -see also- Motor Vehicle Registration
State Employees
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc
Statutes:Article - Criminal Procedure
(10-301 through 10-306)
Article - State Government

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October 24, 2017 1:04 P.M.