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Free-standing Emergency Facility As Safe Haven

Concerning including staff of free-standing emergency facilities as part of Colorado's safe haven laws.
2018 Regular Session
Children & Domestic Matters
Bill Summary

Public safety - children and families - safe haven laws. The act expands Colorado's safe haven laws to include staff members of community clinic emergency centers as persons allowed to take temporary physical custody of infants 72 hours old or younger when the infant is voluntarily surrendered by the infant's parent or parents.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


Became Law


Bill Text

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