Felony expungement bill passed by KY House

Published: Jan. 15, 2016 at 10:37 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 22, 2016 at 10:37 PM EST
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FRANKFORT, KY (WAVE) - The Kentucky House of Representatives has passed by a bill that would let people convicted of lesser felonies clear their records.

The bill, which passed by a wide margin, does not apply to people convicted of sex crimes, child pornography, human trafficking or abuse of public corruption.

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Similar bills have died in the past in the Republican-controlled Senate.  But with Governor Matt Bevin and other conservatives showing support the bill looks to have a better chance at becoming law.

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