DC B22-0560 | 2017-2018 | 22nd Council


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on November 6 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-12-14 - Public Hearing Held
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


As introduced, this bill mandates automatic sealing of criminal records for non-convictions, shortens the waiting periods before a person is eligible to seal their record, and expands the eligibility of who can seal their record.

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Second Chance Amendment Act Of 2017



2017-12-14CouncilPublic Hearing Held
2017-11-17CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2017-11-10CouncilNotice of Intent to Act on B22-0560 Published in the DC Register
2017-11-07CouncilReferred to Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety
2017-11-06CouncilIntroduced in Office of the Secretary

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