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July 15, 2024 6:47 am

NC Senate panel okays bill to roll back automatic expungements of ‘not guilty,’ ‘dismissed’ charges

The North Carolina House Judiciary 2 Committee has approved a bill to repeal automatic expungements of “not guilty” or “dismissed” charges from criminal records, sparking debate among lawmakers and advocates about its implications for job and housing opportunities for affected individuals.