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Tagged With: Expungement

Virginia: Juvenile Expungement Bill Fails In House Committee

UPDATE: SB 796 has passed the Senate but was tabled on February 15 on a voice vote by the House Courts of Justice, Subcommittee on Criminal Law. The measure will not be considered further this session. ——– Sen. Ryan McDougle has introduced SB 796, which creates a expungement by petition process for individuals under 21 … Continue reading »

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Missouri: Expungement Bill Fails to Receive Senate Floor Vote

Legislation to expand the list of offenses eligible for expungement to include the possession of marijuana, among other offenses, failed to receive a Senate floor vote. Members of the Senate Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee had previously voted in favor of the measure. Additional information is available from Missouri NORML here or on their Facebook … Continue reading »

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Missouri: Lawmakers Take No Action On Bill Seeking To Allow For Expungement of Past Marijuana Convictions

Lawmakers took no action on House legislation that was prefiled —HB 1524 — to allow marijuana convictions to be expunged contingent upon the passage of a constitutional amendment or other statutory enactment legalizing marijuana. According to 2012 arrest data, Missouri police arrested some 18,500 people for minor marijuana possession offenses. These offenders, many of them … Continue reading »

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Missouri: Governor Signs Marijuana Expungement Measure

Governor Jay Nixon has signed legislation into law making it easier for those with past marijuana convictions to have their records expunged.    The legislative measures expands the number of offenses eligible for expungement from roughly a half dozen to more than 100 non-violent and non-sexual crimes. It also allows people to expunge their records sooner, … Continue reading »

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