VA HB268 | 2021 | Regular Session

Note: Carryover of previous HB268

Status

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 15-1)
Status: Introduced on December 30 2019 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2020-12-04 - Left in Courts of Justice
Pending: House Courts of Justice Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]

Summary

Petition for vacatur and expungement of convictions and police and court records of victims of human trafficking. Allows any person who was a victim of human trafficking at the time of an offense that led to a criminal charge or conviction of certain crimes to petition the court to vacate such conviction and expunge the police and court records related to such conviction or to expunge the police and court records related to such charge. The bill provides that there is a rebuttable presumption that a person's participation in an offense was a result of having been a victim of human trafficking if there is official documentation, defined in the bill, of the petitioner's status as a victim of human trafficking at the time of the offense.

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Title

Victim of human trafficking; petition for vacatur/expungement of convictions & police/court records.

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2020-12-04HouseLeft in Courts of Justice
2020-01-31HouseContinued to 2021 in Courts of Justice by voice vote
2019-12-30HouseReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2019-12-30HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103429D

Same As/Similar To

HB268 (Carry Over) 2020-01-31 - Continued to 2021 in Courts of Justice by voice vote

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
192392.2:1(n/a)See Bill Text
192392.4(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources


Bill Comments

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