New York will Automatically Seal Old Criminal Records Under a New Law Signed by Gov. Hochul

A newly signed bill will seal the criminal records of New Yorkers who complete their sentences and stay out of trouble for a certain period of time. State lawmakers passed the bill in June on a party-line vote and advocates say it will help those with past convictions secure jobs, housing, and education.

 

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