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HB40/CI/LM (BR17) - D. Owens, D. Floyd, L. Belcher, G. Brown Jr., L. Clark, M. Denham, K. Flood, J. Glenn, J. Gooch Jr., J. Greer, D. Horlander, D. Keene, M. Marzian, R. Meeks, J. Miller, T. Mills, J. Richards, S. Riggs, T. Riner, K. Sinnette, J. Taylor, T. Thompson, D. Watkins, S. Westrom, B. Yonts

     AN ACT relating to criminal records.
     Amend KRS 431.076 to expand the scope of an expungement motion under that statute to include felonies referred to a grand jury where no indictment ensues; amend KRS 431.078 to expand that statute's expungement process to include Class D felonies; amend KRS 527.040 to expressly provide that an expunged felony does not trigger the application of that statute; create a new section of KRS Chapter 413 to prohibit the introduction of information pertaining to an expunged conviction as evidence in a civil suit or administrative proceeding alleging negligent hiring or licensing.


HB40 - AMENDMENTS

     HCS1/CI/LM - Amend to allow discretionary expungement of a second or subsequent felony, after a first felony is expunged.
     HFA1( D. Owens ) - Amend to prohibit expungement of violations of KRS 522.050, 531.335, or 529.110.
     SCS1/CI/LM - Add offenses to the category of expungable convictions; reduce waiting period from ten years to five; require service of the application on prosecutors; require prosecutor to respond within 60 days; allow court to extend to 120 days; allow court to set a hearing after response received or 120 days pass; create index of vacated and expunged convictions and prohibit an individual from vacating and expunging a second conviction; split filing fees to include refundable and nonrefundable portions; allow court discretion to expunge multiple unrelated misdemeanors.
     SFA1( W. Westerfield ) - Make technical corrections.
     SFA2( R. Stivers II ) - Allow expungement of multiple eligible felonies arising from the same incident.
     SFA3( G. Neal ) - Reduce filing fee for record expungement from $500 to $250.

     May 19, 2015 - Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
     Jan 05, 2016 - introduced in House; to Judiciary (H)
     Jan 07, 2016 - posted in committee
     Jan 12, 2016 - posting waived
     Jan 13, 2016 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Jan 14, 2016 - 2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, January 15; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Jan 15, 2016 - 3rd reading, passed 80-11 with Committee Substitute (1), floor amendment (1)
     Jan 19, 2016 - received in Senate
     Jan 21, 2016 - to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 17, 2016 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1); floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 18, 2016 - 2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 22, 2016 - floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 28, 2016 - floor amendment (3) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 29, 2016 - posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 29, 2016; 3rd reading; floor amendment (3) defeated; passed 33-5 with Committee Substitute (1) and floor amendments (1) and (2)
     Apr 01, 2016 - received in House; to Rules (H); posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitutes (1) floor amendments (1) and (2); House concurred in Senate Committee Substitutes (1) floor amendments (1) and (2); passed 84-13; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 12, 2016 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 094)