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HB 47/LM/CI (BR 131) - D. Owens, D. Floyd, J. Bell, J. Crenshaw, D. Graham, J. Greer, J. Hoover, D. Horlander, M. Marzian, T. Moore, A. Simpson, D. Watkins, S. Westrom, B. Yonts

     AN ACT relating to expungement.
     Amend KRS 431.078 to allow a Class D felony record to be expunged under specified circumstances; 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 the preparation of presentence investigations; amend KRS 527.040, relating to possession of a firearm by a felon, to exempt individuals who have had their felony records expunged.


     HCS/LM/CI - Retain original provisions; amend to provide that felony offenses in KRS Chapter 209 cannot be expunged; amend to clarify which Commonwealth's Attorney is to be notified of petition to expunge; make technical correction.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 8-introduced in House; to Judiciary (H)
     Feb 5-posting waived
     Feb 6-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 7-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 8, 2013
     Feb 11-3rd reading, passed 78-19 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 12-received in Senate
     Feb 14-to Judiciary (S)

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