HB 485 Expungement of certain drug charges

Bill ID:2012 House Bill 485
Introduced:Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Sponsors: ---
Status:Introduced
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Expungement of certain drug charges.  Provides that any person who has been convicted of a charge of possession of marijuana or had a charge of possession of marijuana or other drug discharged and dismissed in accordance with the provisions of § 18.2-251 more than five years prior to his petition for expungement may file a petition setting forth the relevant facts and requesting expungement of the police records and the court records relating to the charge. The bill adds that the Department of Criminal Justice Services shall maintain a record of the expungement to be made available to any attorney for the Commonwealth upon request.

Related Issues: Drug Policy

 

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