2019 Regular Session
|At the request of:||(at the request of Senate Interim Committee on Judiciary)|
|Bill Title:||Relating to pardons; and declaring an emergency.|
Directs Governor or designee to notify district attorney and presiding judge of circuit court of county of conviction within 10 days of granting pardon.
Directs Governor or designee to notify district attorney and presiding judge of circuit court of county of conviction within 10 days of granting pardon. Directs Governor or designee to review pardons granted within five years prior to effective date of Act and notify district attorney and presiding judge of circuit court of county of conviction. Directs presiding judge to, upon receipt of notification, issue order sealing record of conviction and other official records of case. Exempts from sealing records related to pardon. Directs district attorney to notify victim concerning pardon and sealing of records. Authorizes person granted pardon more than five years before effective date of Act to request that Governor initiate process of sealing records. Directs district attorney to notify victim, and provide Governor with specified information, upon receiving copy of application for pardon, commutation or remission. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
|Chapter Number:||Chapter 369|
|Fiscal Impact:||Has Minimal Fiscal Impact|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||Chapter Number Assigned|
|Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations:||Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents|