46-24-219. Application to expunge record -- identity theft passport required -- notice -- fee waiver -- rules. (1) A victim of identity theft, as described in 45-6-332, may apply to a district court to expunge from the victim's record any records or entries relating to a charge or conviction in which another person used personal identifying information of the victim to commit an offense or violation, including records or entries relating to a charge or conviction that was dismissed or set aside.
(2) A victim who applies to have a record expunged shall provide to the court an identity theft passport as provided under 46-24-220 and other documents or information necessary to establish that the charge or conviction referred to in subsection (1) was the result of a person using the personal identifying information of the victim to commit the offense or violation.
(3) After granting the expungement, the court shall forward a copy of the expungement order to the department of justice. Upon receipt of the court order, the department shall expunge the pertinent records.
(4) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a victim seeking expungement under this section may not be charged a fee by the court.
(5) The department of justice may adopt rules to implement procedures regarding law enforcement agency procedures for handling the expunged records.
History: En. Sec. 4, Ch. 195, L. 2007.