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HE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
INTRODUCED BY SOLOBAY, TARTAGLIONE, BOSCOLA, FERLO, FONTANA, GREENLEAF, MENSCH, D. WHITE AND WILLIAMS, AUGUST 2, 2011
REFERRED TO JUDICIARY, AUGUST 2, 2011
Amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania
Consolidated Statutes, further providing for expungement of
criminal history record.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Section 9122(b) of Title 18 of the Pennsylvania
Consolidated Statutes is amended to read:
§ 9122. Expungement.
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(b) Generally.–Criminal history record information may be
(1) An individual who is the subject of the information
reaches 70 years of age and has been free of arrest or
prosecution for ten years following final release from
confinement or supervision.
(2) Any individual who is the subject of the
information has been dead for three years.
(3) (i) An individual who is the subject of the
information, petitions the court for the expungement of a
summary offense and has been free of arrest or
prosecution for five years following the conviction for
(ii) Expungement under this paragraph shall only be
permitted for a conviction of a summary offense.
(4) (i) An individual who is the subject of the
information petitions for expungement of the information
and the individual has been free of arrest or prosecution
following final release from confinement or supervision
for the greater of the following time periods:
(A) In the case of a misdemeanor of the third
degree, seven years.
(B) In the case of a misdemeanor of the second
degree, ten years.
(ii) This paragraph shall not apply to any
individual who has been convicted of:
(A) An offense punishable by imprisonment of
more than two years.
(B) Four or more offenses punishable by
imprisonment of one or more years.
(C) A violation of section 2701 (relating to
(D) An offense classified as a misdemeanor of
the second degree committed when the individual was
at least 25 years of age.
(E) A violation of section 3126 (relating to
(F) A violation of section 3129 (relating to
sexual intercourse with animal).
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(G) A violation of section 5511 (relating to
cruelty to animals).
(H) A violation of any provision of Chapter 61
(relating to firearms and other dangerous articles).
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Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.