Governor Quinn Signs “Clean Slate” Juvenile Record Expungement Legislation

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Governor Pat Quinn today signed legislation to automatically clear arrest records for less serious, non-violent juvenile cases. The Governor was joined by state and local officials and advocates to sign the “clean slate” measure that prevents a minor arrest from doing permanent damage to a young person’s life. Today’s action is part of Governor Quinn’s agenda to ensure all people have the opportunity to reach their full potential.