HB 268

  • Virginia House Bill
  • 2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Dec 30, 2019
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Victim of human trafficking; petition for vacatur/expungement of convictions & police/court records.


Petition for vacatur and expungement of convictionsand police and court records of victims of human trafficking.Allows any person who was a victim of human trafficking at the timeof an offense that led to a criminal charge or conviction of certaincrimes to petition the court to vacate such conviction and expungethe police and court records related to such conviction or to expungethe police and court records related to such charge. The bill provides that there is a rebuttable presumption that a person's participationin an offense was a result of having been a victim of human traffickingif there is official documentation, defined in the bill, of the petitioner'sstatus as a victim of human trafficking at the time of the offense.

Bill Sponsors (17)



Jan 31, 2020


Continued to 2021 in Courts of Justice

Jan 23, 2020


Impact statement from DPB (HB268)

Dec 30, 2019


Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103429D


Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice

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