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HB 29/LM (BR 49) - A. Simpson, J. Crenshaw, R. Meeks, D. Owens

     AN ACT relating to criminal record expungement.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 431 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 felony record expunged under specified circumstances; amend KRS 431.078, relating to misdemeanor expungements, to begin the five-year waiting period from the date of adjudication of the offense; amend KRS 527.040, relating to possession of a firearm by a felon, to exempt individuals who have had their felony records expunged; create a new section of KRS Chapter 431 to require the Administrative Office of the Courts to keep a confidential index of expungement orders for utilization in the preparation of presentence investigations.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Sep 2-To: Interim Joint Committee on Judiciary
     Jan 5-introduced in House; to Judiciary (H)
     Feb 12-posted in committee

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