FBI records are not open to the public, nor are they the records used in an employment background check, unless the FBI is performing the check for a federal agency. The MD state expungement process reaches the NCIC database, which is the primary database for nearly all criminal background checks. The FBI set up and maintains the NCIC, but also keeps its own private version and database. When states expunge a case, they directly access the NCIC to delete the entries they originally put into it. I do not see how you will succeed in getting the FBI to erase your criminal history info from their files, as state law does not supercede federal law or have jurisdiction to compel a federal agency like the FBI to do or not do something, such as destroy federal records to comply with a state law. The Supremacy Clause of the US Constitution would be a bar to such a legal argument. But it is unclear what it is you fear: the mere existence of an FBI record showing the details of an expunged case, but which cannot be viewed or accessed except in connection with your applying for a federal job? How does this prevent you from having a normal life and paying your taxes?
The 2 previous answers hit the mark. You just need to confirm the State transferred the expungement order to NCIS.
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