Section 100K of Chapter 276 of the Massachusetts General Laws is hereby amended by including, after subsection (a) the following new subsection:
(xx) Notwithstanding the requirements of section 100I and section 100J, a court may further order the expungement of a record created as a result of a criminal court appearance, juvenile court appearance or dispositions if:
(1) such court appearance resulted in the accused, by a final judgment, being found non-guilty of the charge or the charge is dismissed;
(2) a charge in a criminal case has been nolled in the Superior Court and at least thirteen months have elapsed since such nolle; or
(3) a charge in a criminal case has been continued at the request of the prosecuting attorney, and a period of thirteen months has elapsed since the granting of such continuance during which period there has been no prosecution or other disposition of the matter.
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