Bill limiting access to a person’s criminal history wins Senate committee approval
May 17, 2016

Legislation that would help some people put their criminal history behind them won unanimous passage of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday.

“It is now in a position where it could soon be considered by the full Senate.

“As Sen. Scott Wagner, R-York County, the bill’s sponsor, described it, the measure doesn’t erase a criminal record but it limits access to that information. It also would not have to be disclosed to employers, landlords, and others who ask about criminal histories.”

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