Overview Description

Records relating to an offense are expunged upon a pardon by the Board of Pardons and Paroles. Utah Code Ann. § 77-40-105(7).

Ineligible Category or Citation

There is no statutory language regarding ineligible offenses.

Procedure General

Upon granting a pardon, the Board of Pardons and Paroles will issue an expungement order, directing any criminal justice agency to remove the recipient's identifying information relating to the expunged convictions from its records. Utah Code Ann. § 77-27-5.1.

Fees

There is no statutory language regarding fees.

Effect

The person can respond to any inquiry as though the arrest or conviction did not occur. Utah Code Ann. §§ 77-27-5.1(2), 77-40-108.

Waiting Periods

There is no statutory language regarding a waiting period.

(non-prod server)