DC B22-0447 | 2017-2018 | 22nd Council


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-0)
Status: Introduced on September 19 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-12-14 - Public Hearing Held
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


As introduced, this bill amends current laws regarding sealing and expungement of criminal records by allowing for automatic sealing and expungement of certain cases. It identifies which misdemeanors and felonies qualify for sealing or expungement. It establishes procedures for the Clerk of the Court, prosecutors, law enforcement agency, pretrial corrections, and the community supervision agency regarding expungement for non-convictions and for those arrested, confined, and released without being charged.

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Record Sealing Modernization Amendment Act Of 2017



2017-12-14CouncilPublic Hearing Held
2017-11-17CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2017-09-29CouncilNotice of Intent to Act on B22-0447 Published in the DC Register
2017-09-19CouncilReferred to Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety
2017-09-19CouncilIntroduced in Committee of the Whole

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