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To amend sections 2951.041 and 2953.38 and to enact section 2953.521 of the Revised Code to allow a person who is found not guilty of an offense or who is the defendant named in a dismissed criminal charge to apply for a court order to expunge the person's official records in the case if the charge or not guilty finding was the result of the applicant having been a human trafficking victim; to allow a person convicted of certain prostitution-related offenses to apply for the expungement of the conviction record of any offense, other than a specified disqualifying offense, the person's participation in which was a result of having been a human trafficking victim; and to allow intervention in lieu of conviction for persons charged with committing an offense while a victim of compelling prostitution.
Effective DateSeptember 28, 2018
CommitteesHouse Criminal Justice Committee
Senate Judiciary Committee