VA SB5006 | 2020 | 1st Special Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Introduced on July 29 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-07-29 - Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Expungement of police and court records; pardons. Allows a person to petition for the expungement of the police and court records relating to such person's conviction for misdemeanors and certain felonies if he has been granted a simple pardon for the crime. Under current law, police and court records relating to convictions are only expunged if a person received an absolute pardon for a crime he did not commit.

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Police and court records; expungement of certain records, pardons.



2020-07-29SenateReferred to Committee on the Judiciary
2020-07-29SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 08/18/20 20200173D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
192392.1(n/a)See Bill Text
192392.2(n/a)See Bill Text
192392.4(n/a)See Bill Text

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