2021 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB1800 (Floor Approved)

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HB 2113 - Automatic Expungement Process for Certain Offenses

Item 39 #1h

Item 39 #1h

First Year - FY2021 Second Year - FY2022
Judicial Department
Supreme Court FY2021 $0 FY2022 $1,539,033 GF

Page 34, line 4, strike "$41,962,568" and insert "$43,501,601".

Page 36, after line 9, insert:

"P. Included in this appropriation is $1,539,033 the second year for the implementation of an automatic expungement process pursuant to House Bill 2113 of the 2021 Session of the General Assembly."


(This amendment provides $1.5 million the second year as the first of four years of one-time information technology upgrade costs for the Office of the Executive Secretary of the Supreme Court to implement an automatic expungement process for certain offenses pursuant to House Bill 2113. The bill, a recommendation of the Virginia State Crime Commission, would provide for a process of expungement of criminal records for certain convictions, deferred dispositions, acquittals, and for offenses that have been nolle prossed or otherwise dismissed. Companion amendments have been drafted to the State Police and Department of Corrections items.)