Engrossed House Bill (S)

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Circuit court clerks. Requires payment of a fee for filing a petition with a court for expungement of a person's record of arrest or conviction. Allows a court to waive the fee for filing if the court finds that the petitioner is indigent. Requires a person who requests a circuit court clerk to send an additional mailing by registered or certified mail to provide: (1) an addressed envelope with postage prepaid; (2) the United States Postal Service forms for registered or certified mail; and (3) the United States Postal Service fee for service by registered or certified mail. Provides that Circuit court clerks. Requires payment of a fee for filing a petition with a court for expungement of a person's record of arrest or conviction. Allows a court to waive the fee for filing if the court finds that the petitioner is indigent. Requires a person who requests a circuit court clerk to send an additional mailing by registered or certified mail to provide: (1) an addressed envelope with postage prepaid; (2) the United States Postal Service forms for registered or certified mail; and (3) the United States Postal Service fee for service by registered or certified mail. Provides that any fees collected by the circuit court clerk for preparing a transcript or copy of a record are deposited in the clerk's records perpetuation fund (instead of the county general fund). ... View more