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2012 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Procedure Prior Year Introduction As: HB 878/11 - JUD
Sponsored By:
Delegates Stukes, Anderson, Conaway, Glenn, Harrison, Howard, A. Miller, B. Robinson, and Walker
Criminal Procedure - Explanation of Expungement Provisions Relating to Proposed Disposition of Charge


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.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/14 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Melvin L. Stukes, District 44
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Frank M. Conaway, Jr., District 40
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Hattie N. Harrison, District 45
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate Aruna Miller, District 15
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Jay Walker, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records

Bill affects the following Statute:

Criminal Procedure
( 6-232 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
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