Authorize the Expungement of Records of Nonviolent Crimes
|Sponsor:||Senator Eric Brakey, Senate 20 - Androscoggin County|
|Bill #:||LD 514|
RAM testified in opposition in particular the inclusion of Class C crimes.
UPDATE: This bill was voted Ought Not to Pass. LD 1202 is the vehicle and is carried over to 2018.
UPDATE: This bill is tabled as of 4/9/17.
This bill allows a person convicted of a Class E, Class D or Class C crime to petition the court where the person was convicted to expunge all records of the crime 5 years after the completion of the person's sentence. Expungement is not available for persons who have subsequent convictions or pending criminal charges; for crimes involving violence or sex offenses; or crimes that had as an element of the offense victims who were minors or are 65 years of age or older.