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Laws Governing Sex Offenders in Colorado (2016)

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Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement

The purpose of this publication is to compile information on Colorado law related to sex offenses and sex offenders.  Included in this report is the following:

•     a listing of sex offenses in Colorado law;

•     information on the statute of limitations for sex offenses;

•     information on sentencing for sex offenses;

      •     a review of the provisions of Colorado's Lifetime Supervision of Sex Offenders Act;

      •     a review of sex offender registration requirements;

•     a review of statutory provisions on the availability of information about sex offenders in the community; and

•     a review of Colorado law and sex offenders residing in the community.

The information in this report is current through 2016 session laws.

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