2022 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: McDougle
Circuit Court Clerks Exemption from Expungement and Sealing (language only)

Item 77 #3s

Item 77 #3s

Compensation Board


Page 61, after line 52, insert:

"O. Notwithstanding the provisions of Chapter 542 of the Act of Assembly of 2021, Special Session I, circuit court clerks shall be exempt from expunging or sealing records of any arrest, charge, or conviction as prescribed by the chapter until the necessary staffing and technology cost for implementing this chapter are fully funded by the Appropriations Act."


(This amendment includes language exempting circuit court clerks offices from expunging or sealing records unless the costs associated with such expungement or sealing is fully funded in the budget. Chapter 542, 2021 Special Session I, Acts of Assembly, establishes a process for the automatic sealing of certain police and courts records.)