SB 58: Expunging Criminal Records Quickly
This bill aims to bring further commonsense improvements to the expungement process. SB 58 shortens the expungement period to ninety days, allowing deserving individuals to reap the benefits of expungement in a timely manner.
Ban-the-Box: Good or Bad for Ex-Offenders?
It’s imperative to understand that ban-the-box policies are an important step in helping ex-offenders enter into a more equitable and fair labor market.
SB 35: Modifications to Clearing Criminal Records
This technical bill clarifies intent of current expungement law and makes the process less arduous for expungement petitioners.
HB 329: Clearing Civil Records
This bill allows for individuals to delink their names with civil records when the case was dismissed.
Salt Lake County Reduces Drug Penalties for Thousands
Salt Lake County is reducing penalties for thousands of drug conviction cases.
Past and future of expungement reform
The Utah Legislature passed excellent expungement reforms this past sessions, but more change lies ahead.