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Criminal Procedure - Explanation of Expungement Provisions Relating to Proposed Disposition of Charge

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Delegate Stukes


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Altering a provision of law relating to the expungement of criminal records so as to require a court, before disposing of a charge against a defendant, to provide a detailed explanation to the defendant of specified expungement provisions; and requiring the court, after providing the explanation, to give the defendant the opportunity to reject a disposition of probation before judgment, nolle prosequi, plea of guilty, or stet.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Stukes, Conaway, Glass, Mizeur, Oaks, B. Robinson, Summers, and Walker
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB0480 Session: 2013 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
Judiciary   View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records

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October 24, 2017 1:50 P.M.