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Criminal Procedure - Expungement - Acquittal, Dismissal, and Nolle Prosequi

Sponsored by:

Delegate Anderson


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Providing that a person who has been charged with the commission of a crime is entitled to automatic expungement of specified records relating to the matter if the person is acquitted, the charge is dismissed, or a specified nolle prosequi is entered; requiring a court to take specified actions within 60 days after a disposition of a charge that is required to be expunged under the Act; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Anderson, Morales, Adams, Barron, Branch, Carozza, Carter, Conaway, Dumais, Folden, Fraser-Hidalgo, Glass, Hayes, Moon, B. Robinson, Rosenberg, Smith, Sydnor, Vallario, Vaughn, Waldstreicher, Walker, M. Washington, West, and C. Wilson
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Court Costs
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Public Safety and Correctional Services, Department of
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Statutes of Limitation
Statutes:Article - Criminal Procedure
(10-105, 10-105.1)

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October 24, 2017 5:05 P.M.