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Criminal Procedure - Expungement of Records - Waiting Period for Acquittal, Nolle Prosequi, or Dismissal

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Delegate Carter


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Repealing a provision of law establishing a 3-year period within which a petition for expungement based on an acquittal, a nolle prosequi, or a dismissal may not be filed unless the petitioner files with the petition a specified waiver and release.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Carter, D. Barnes, Anderson, Barron, Conaway, Glass, Gutierrez, Hayes, Haynes, Impallaria, Lierman, McCray, McIntosh, Moon, Morales, Oaks, Platt, Proctor, B. Robinson, Rosenberg, Smith, Tarlau, and C. Wilson
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2015
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Statutes:Article - Criminal Procedure

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October 24, 2017 4:44 P.M.