Overview Description

Records relating to a conviction for which a person has been exonerated are expunged. Tenn. Code Ann. § 40-27-109.
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Ineligible Category or Citation

There is no statutory language regarding ineligible offenses.

Procedure General

The procedure is automatic. Upon exoneration by the governor, records of the arrest, indictment, and conviction are expunged. Tenn. Code Ann. § 40-27-109.

Fees

There is no statutory language regarding fees.

Effect

All records of arrest, indictment, and conviction are expunged, and all rights of citizenship are restored. Tenn. Code Ann. § 40-27-109.

Waiting Periods

There is no statutory language as to any waiting period.

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