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CS/SB 1142: Expunction and Sealing of Criminal History Records

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary ; Steube

Expunction and Sealing of Criminal History Records; Revising the eligibility requirements for expunction of criminal history records to include instances in which a judgment of acquittal or a verdict of not guilty was rendered; clarifying the circumstances under which the Department of Law Enforcement must issue a certificate of eligibility for the sealing of a criminal history record, etc.

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act and except for this section, which shall take effect upon this act becoming a law, this act shall take effect July 1, 2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Rules, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 1065 (Ch. 2018-101)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/6/2017 Senate • Filed
12/18/2017 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 85
1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 85
2/1/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 02/06/18, 9:00 am, 37 Senate Office Building
2/6/2018 Senate • Favorable by Criminal Justice; YEAS 4 NAYS 0 -SJ 296
• Now in Judiciary -SJ 296
2/8/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/13/18, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
2/13/2018 Senate • CS by Judiciary; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 348
2/14/2018 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 350
2/15/2018 Senate • Now in Rules -SJ 348
3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Rules, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 1065 (Ch. 2018-101)