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Expungement

Second Chances

Second Chances

After many years of effort, and several weeks of intense policy work and educating, the State Senate made history by hearing a felony expungement bill for the first time on the Senate floor, and passed it 33-5.  House Bill 40 is now heading back to the House for concurrence, which we expect to happen immediately.  Governor Bevin has already committed to....

Expungement Details

Expungement Details

A few weeks ago I wrote about the broader policy work on felony expungement.  That work has continued to develop over the course of the 2016 session and reached a fever pitch on March 17th when, for the first time, such a bill was heard before a Senate committee....

Legislative Drafting Board: Expungement

Legislative Drafting Board: Expungement

During the course of the session there are bills that cover different topics that orbit around us. Some of these bills orbit at different speeds and some have more gravitational pull than others, drawing more support from legislators or conversely drawing additional ire from them.