Overview Description

Records relating to a child who has a criminal record as a result of being a victim of human trafficking will be erased upon petition. Conn. Gen. Stat. § 46b-146.

Ineligible Category or Citation

No statutory language regarding ineligible offenses.

Procedure General

The petition must be filed with the Superior Court. For the specific procedure, see Conn. Gen. Stat. § 46b-146.

Fees

There is no statutory language regarding fees.

Effect

All references including arrest, complaint, referrals, petitions, reports, and orders will be removed from all agency, official, and institutional files, and a finding of delinquency shall be deemed never to have occurred. No child who has been the subject of such an erasure order will be deemed to have been arrested with respect to the erased proceedings. Conn. Gen. Stat. § 46b-146.

Waiting Periods

There is no statutory language regarding a waiting period.

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