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2019 House Bill 4982: Authorize marijuana offense expungements

Public Act 192 of 2020

Introduced by Rep. Luke Meerman (R) on September 17, 2019
To allow a person to petition to have a past marijuana offense that would be legal under current law expunged from his or her record, and require courts to grant it.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on September 17, 2019
Reported in the House on October 29, 2019
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the Senate on November 7, 2019
Referred to the Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee on November 7, 2019
Reported in the Senate on July 22, 2020
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
To allow a person to petition to have a past marijuana offense that would be legal under current law expunged from his or her record, and require courts to grant it. This is part of bill package now on its way to the Governor that expands and eases the criteria for getting less serious crimes removed from an individual's record.
Received in the House on September 24, 2020
Passed 98 to 7 in the House on September 24, 2020.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
Signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on October 12, 2020

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