05RS HB74


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HB 74/LM (BR 326) - J. Gray

     AN ACT relating to criminal record expungement.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 533 to allow a person convicted of one class D felony or a series of Class D felonies arising out of a single event to petition to have the record expunged; provide steps for Commonwealth's attorneys' involvement in the process, notification of victim, and payment of fee; prohibit expungement if the offense was a felony under KRS Chapter 507 relating to criminal homicide or KRS Chapter 508 relating to assault; amend KRS 431.078 to provide that a person convicted of a misdemeanor may petition for expungement of the 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 statute or felon in possession of firearms.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 4-introduced in House
     Jan 6-to Judiciary (H)

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