04RS HB371


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HB 371/LM (BR 1435) - R. Wilkey, P. Clark, J. Crenshaw

     AN ACT relating to criminal record expungement.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 533 to allow persons convicted of one Class D felony or a series of Class D felonies arising out of a single event to petition to have their record expunged; provide steps for Commonwealth's attorneys' involvement in the process, notification of victim, payment of fee; amend KRS 431.078 to provide that a person convicted of a misdemeanor may petition for expungement of their record five years after adjudication and to increase the fee; amend KRS 431.076 to add a fee; amend KRS 527.040 to exempt individuals who have had their records expunged from the felon in possession of a firearm statute.


     HFA (1, R. Wilkey) - Amend to prohibit expungement if the offense was a felony under KRS Chapter 507 relating to criminal homicide and KRS Chapter 508 relating to assault.

     Jan 26-introduced in House
     Jan 27-to Judiciary (H)
     Jan 30-posted in committee
     Feb 11-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 12-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 18-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 19, 2004
     Feb 19-floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 15-3rd reading, passed 79-9 with floor amendment (1)
     Mar 16-received in Senate
     Mar 19-to Judiciary (S)

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