INSTRUCTIONS FOR ANSWERING CRIMINAL CONVICTION ENQUIRIES
: Do not identify convictions under California
health & safety code 11357(b) or (c), 11360(b) (formerly subdivision (c) of
section 11360), 11364, 11365 or 11550 related to marijuana offenses that occur
two or more years before the instant application. Also, do not identify any
conviction for which the record has been judicially ordered sealed, expunged or
statutorily eradicated, or any misdemeanor conviction for which probation has
been successfully completed or otherwise discharged and the case has been
: Do not identify any guilty plea that was discharged
by the court under Georgia First Offender Act.
: Applicants are neither requested or required to
provide information about any convictions or arrests that are part of records
that have been sealed or expunged.
New York Applicants
: You may answer "no record" concerning any criminal
proceedings that terminated in your favor, per section 160.50 of the New York
Criminal Procedure Law; any criminal proceeding that terminated in a "youthful
offender adjudication," as defined in section 720.35 of New York Procedure Law;
and any conviction for a "violation" that already has been sealed by the court,
per section 160.55 of the New York Procedure Law.