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House Bill 56

General Assembly: 132

Short Title: Expunge criminal record if caused by human trafficking   [ Show Long Title ]

Long Title: To amend sections 2951.041 and 2953.38 and to enact section 2953.521 of the Revised Code to permit a person who is found not guilty or is the defendant in a dismissed case to apply for an expungement of the person's records in the case if the complaint, indictment, or finding of not guilty resulted from the applicant having been a victim of human trafficking, to permit a person convicted of certain prostitution-related offenses to apply for the expungement of any record of conviction of an offense, with certain exceptions, if the person's participation in the offense was a result of having been a victim of human trafficking, and to authorize intervention in lieu of conviction for persons charged with committing an offense while a victim of compelling prostitution.

Primary Sponsor: Representative Dever, Representative Gavarone

Version: As Introduced

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