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Repeal The Death Penalty

Concerning the repeal of the death penalty by the general assembly in all circumstances charged on or after July 1, 2020.
2020 Regular Session
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Bill Summary

The act repeals the death penalty in Colorado for offenses charged on or after July 1, 2020. The act states that any death sentence in effect on July 1, 2020, is valid.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


Became Law


Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    03/23/2020 Signed Act PDF
    03/13/2020 Final Act PDF
    02/26/2020 Rerevised PDF
    02/25/2020 Revised PDF
    01/31/2020 Reengrossed PDF
    01/30/2020 Engrossed PDF
    01/14/2020 Introduced PDF

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details