(CBS DETROIT) – Michigan’s new expungement law takes effect on Sunday.

As many as one million people with a record will be able to qualify for expungement.

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Eligible offenses include traffic violations, marijuana misdemeanors, and other types of felonies.

Offenses carrying life sentences, domestic violence, child abuse, and other serious crimes are ineligible.

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Advocates say the law will help those trying to re-enter society.

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