SB 1972: Expunction and Sealing of Judicial Records
GENERAL BILL by Pizzo
Expunction and Sealing of Judicial Records; Providing for sealing of a petition for a domestic violence injunction and related documents if the petition was withdrawn or dismissed, or if there was a ruling in favor of the respondent; exempting expunctions sought for cases dismissed or nolle prosequi or that resulted in an acquittal from the limit on the number of expunctions that may be sought; expanding an exception to an eligibility requirement for expunction of a criminal history record to allow expunction for an offense committed when the person was a minor, etc.
Date Chamber Action 3/1/2021 Senate • Filed
3/4/2021 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Rules -SJ 220
3/10/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 220
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/15/21, 3:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/15/2021 Senate • Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 247
3/16/2021 Senate • Now in Criminal Justice
3/18/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 03/23/21, 12:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
3/23/2021 Senate • Favorable by Criminal Justice; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 312
3/24/2021 Senate • Now in Rules
4/30/2021 Senate • Died in Rules
SB 1972, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/1/2021 at 11:29 AM
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF Analyses: Judiciary (Pre-Meeting) 3/12/2021 (pdf)
Judiciary (Post-Meeting) 3/15/2021 (pdf)
Criminal Justice (Pre-Meeting) 3/22/2021 (pdf)
Criminal Justice (Post-Meeting) 3/23/2021 (pdf)
Related Bills (3)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills S 1974 (c1) Public Records/Domestic Violence Injunction Pizzo Linked Last Action: 4/30/2021 S Died in Rules H 841 Expunction and Sealing of Judicial Records Grieco Identical Last Action: 4/30/2021 H Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee H 843 Pub. Rec./Domestic Violence Petitions Not Granted Grieco Compare Last Action: 4/30/2021 H Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
Committee Votes (2)
Date Committee Result 3/15/2021 3:30 PM Judiciary 11 Yeas - 0 Nays 3/23/2021 12:30 PM Criminal Justice 8 Yeas - 0 Nays
Citations - Statutes (2)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 741.301 Page 1 (pdf) 943.0585 Court-ordered expunction of criminal history records. Page 2 (pdf)
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