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Definition Of Serious Bodily Injury

Concerning the definition of serious bodily injury in section 18-1-901, Colorado Revised Statutes.
2023 Regular Session
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Bill Summary

The bill amends the definition of "serious bodily injury" to include:

  • Bodily injury that, either at the time of the actual injury or at a later time, involves a substantial risk specifically associated with the type of injury sustained by the victim or intended by the perpetrator;
  • Firearm Penetrating gunshot wounds; or
  • Knife Penetrating knife wounds.

(Note: Italicized words indicate new material added to the original summary; dashes through words indicate deletions from the original summary.)

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)




Bill Text

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