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Protecting seniors from abuse

 

Last updated 3/10/2017 at Noon



Assemblymember Marie Waldron

AD-75 (R)

My Assembly Bill 728 will not allow convictions of elder/dependent adult abuse to be eligible for "expungement". An expungement proceeding is designed to have the records of a prior conviction destroyed, eliminated or sealed.

While current law allows expungement of criminal records under certain circumstances, elder abuse should not be included. San Diego County alone handles approximately 9,000 cases of this type of abuse each year alone. By preventing persons who have committed these types of crimes from re-entering the workforce in the s...



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