BR 49 2010

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House Bill 29 (or BR 49 2010) was prefiled on August 10, 2009 by Representative Arnold Simpson for the 2010 General Assembly.

It is an act relating to criminal record expungement.

BR 49 proposes to 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.[1]



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