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assemblyman rob bonta (d-alameda) has proposed a way to expedite the clearing of records of marijuana convictions. (alexis cuarezma / for the times) proposition 64, approved by california voters in 2016 to legalize recreational pot use, allows people to petition the courts to have past convictions for marijuana offenses expunged from their records. but the process can be difficult and expensive, according to supporters of pot legalization.in response, assemblyman rob bonta (d-alameda) on tuesday proposed legislation that would make it easier to have criminal convictions removed from the records of marijuana users, potentially opening more doors to employment and housing.rather than require people to petition the courts for a determination, assembly bill 1793 would require criminal convictions for marijuana-related offenses to be automatically expunged, placing the burden on the courts, bonta said.read more