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2019 House Bill 4985: Expand permissible criminal record expungements

Public Act 188 of 2020

Introduced by Rep. Sherry Gay-Dagnogo (D) on September 17, 2019
To change the law that only permits an individual to have a limited number of criminal records expunged from his or her record, to instead allow several crimes to be expunged where they were came from a single incident. This would not apply to assaultive crimes.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on September 17, 2019
Reported in the House on October 29, 2019
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
To revise the law that restricts the number of felony and misdemeanor convictions that may be expunged from a person's record, so as to allow several to be expunged where they were part of a single incident. This would not apply to assaultive crimes, dangerous weapon crimes and crimes punishable by 10 or more years in prison.
Received in the Senate on November 7, 2019
Referred to the Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee on November 7, 2019
Reported in the Senate on July 22, 2020
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the House on September 24, 2020
Passed 96 to 9 in the House on September 24, 2020.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
Signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on October 12, 2020

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