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Rule 29.8. Special Provisions for Sex Trafficking Victims

Arizona Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of Criminal ProcedureEffective: January 1, 2022

Arizona Revised Statutes Annotated
Rules of Criminal Procedure (Refs & Annos)
VII. Post-Verdict Proceedings
Rule 29. Setting Aside a Conviction (Refs & Annos)
Effective: January 1, 2022
16A A.R.S. Rules Crim.Proc., Rule 29.8
Formerly cited as AZ ST RCRP Rule 29.6; ‚ÄČAZ ST RCRP Rule 29.7
Rule 29.8. Special Provisions for Sex Trafficking Victims
(a) Confidentiality. If a court grants an application submitted by a sex trafficking victim, all paper and electronic records of the vacated conviction become confidential. The record may be disclosed upon request to the sex trafficking victim but otherwise may be disclosed only by court order for good cause. The court must order that the pertinent law enforcement agencies and prosecuting agencies make notations in their records that the conviction was vacated and the applicant was a crime victim.
(b) Order. The clerk must transmit the order vacating the conviction of a sex trafficking victim to the arresting agency, the prosecuting agency, the Department of Public Safety, and the applicant.

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Formerly Rule 29.6, added Aug. 31, 2017, effective Jan. 1, 2018. Renumbered Rule 29.7 and amended on an emergency basis June 15, 2018, effective Aug. 3, 2018, adopted on a permanent basis Dec. 13, 2018. Renumbered Rule 29.8 on an emergency basis Aug. 25, 2021, effective Sept. 29, 2021, adopted on a permanent basis effective Jan. 1, 2022.
16A A. R. S. Rules Crim. Proc., Rule 29.8, AZ ST RCRP Rule 29.8
State Court Rules are current with amendments received through November 15, 2023. The Code of Judicial Administration is current with amendments received through November 1, 2023.
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