Bill that would erase certain criminal convictions from records passes in CT House

The House of Representatives voted 91-56 for final passage Thursday night of a “clean slate” bill, sending to a publicly noncommittal governor a measure that would automatically erase certain criminal convictions from a person’s record if they go seven or 10 years without committing another crime. “This bill today is not about whether someone should… Continue reading Bill that would erase certain criminal convictions from records passes in CT House

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Clean Slate Act inches closer to approval with vote in Senate committee

The State Senate Codes Committee voted in favor of the Clean Slate Act Wednesday, moving the bill forward for a vote in the full body. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Zellnor Myrie and Assmeblymember Catalina Cruz, would establish a two-step process to automatically sealing and later automatically expunge old conviction records once a person has… Continue reading Clean Slate Act inches closer to approval with vote in Senate committee

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