By Bob Katzen

This bill would require harassment prevention orders to be expunged from a defendant’s record if and when the order is vacated on a motion made by the plaintiff.

“I sponsored this bill because under the current law the process of having a defendant’s record expunged when the harassment prevention order is vacated is nearly impossible and can have negative consequences for those undergoing background checks when applying for various jobs,” said sponsor Rep. David Linsky (D-Natick).

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