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SB267 EMPLOYERS AND EXPUNGEMENT. (TAYLOR G) Specifies that the prohibition against questioning a person applying for: (1) employment; (2) a license; or (3) another right or privilege; concerning an expunged arrest or conviction also applies during an interview. Provides that a person who unlawfully questions an applicant about an expunged criminal record commits a Class C infraction, and increases the penalty to a Class B infraction for a subsequent violation. Limits the number of violations that may be charged to: (1) one violation against a person without a prior adjudication; and (2) not more than one violation per month against a person with one or more prior adjudications; regardless of the number of individual violations the person may have committed. Requires the BMV to expunge certain records of a person who was: (1) arrested but not convicted; (2) charged but not convicted; or (3) convicted if the conviction was overturned.