AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE EXPUNCTION OF CERTAIN OFFENSES COMMITTED ON OR BEFORE NOVEMBER 30, 2019, FOR OFFENDERS UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN AT THE TIME OF CONVICTION AND TO MODIFY THE LAW ON EXPUNCTION OF RECORDS WHEN CHARGES ARE DISMISSED OR THERE ARE FINDINGS OF NOT GUILTY.
House amendment to the 4th edition makes the following changes.
Amends the heading of Part I of the act.
Amends proposed GS 15A-145.8 to clarify that petitions for expungement are to be forwarded to the senior resident superior court judge.
Amends the following statutes by removing the requirement that the court state the reasons why an expunction was not granted when an expunction without a hearing is not ordered: GS 15A-145.8 (expuntion of record for offenders under age 18 at the time of conviction of certain misdemeanors and felonies upon completion of the sentence), and GS 15A-146 (expunction of records when charges are dismissed or there are findings of not guilty).
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