Under existing law, a person charged with a misdemeanor criminal offense, traffic violation, or municipal ordinance violation and felony offenses, excluding violent offenses, may petition the circuit court to have the criminal record expunged if the charge was dismissed or if he or she meets other limited conditions
This bill would expand the expungement of criminal records to include all felony charges, including violent offenses, that are the subject of successful malicious or frivolous prosecution civil claims
To amend Section 15-27-2, Code of Alabama 1975, relating to the expungement of criminal records, to expand the expungement of criminal records to include charges that are the subject of successful malicious prosecution civil claims, including violent felony offenses.
|April 28, 2016||H||Indefinitely Postponed|
|April 20, 2016||H||Read for the second time and placed on the calendar|
|April 5, 2016||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Judiciary|
|Hearing||April 20, 2016||Room 200 at 14:30||House JUDY Hearing|
|Bill Text||HB497 Alabama 2016 Session - Introduced|