Utah lawmakers pass the ‘clean slate’ bill to automatically clear the criminal records of people who earn an expungement
Clean slate legislation has passed both chambers of the Utah Legislature, setting Utah up to become the second state in the country to automatically clear certain criminal records. Sponsored by state Rep. Eric Hutchings (R), clean slate legislation is a second chance for Utahans who have been shut out of the labor market and housing and education opportunities. The legislation is currently awaiting the signature of Gov. Gary Herbert (R).