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COLORADO REVISED STATUTES


Colorado Sex Offender Registration Act, C.R.S. 16-22-102 - C.R.S. 16-22-115

  • Any person who was convicted on or after July 1, 1991 of an unlawful sexual offense as defined in 18-3-411 C.R.S. is required to register in Colorado.
  • Any person who was convicted on or after July 1, 1991 in another state or jurisdiction of an offense that, if committed in Colorado, would constitute an unlawful sexual offense as defined in 18-3-411 C.R.S. is required to register in Colorado.
  • Any person who was convicted or released from the Department of Corrections on or after July 1, 1994 for unlawful sexual behavior is required to register in Colorado.
  • Any person convicted of an offense in any other state or jurisdiction, for which the person is, was, has been, or would be required to register if he or she resided in the state or jurisdiction of conviction is required to register in Colorado.
  • Any person convicted of an offense in any other state or jurisdiction, for which the person would be required to register if convicted in Colorado, is required to register in Colorado.
  • Any person who is convicted of a sexual offense and who "lacks a fixed residence" is required to register in Colorado.
  • Sexually violent predators and/or adults convicted of the most serious sex crimes are required to register as sex offenders for life in Colorado with no possibility to discontinue the registration requirement.
  • Adults convicted of certain sex crimes are allowed to petition the court to discontinue the registration requirement after they have registered successfully for specified time frames based on their crime of conviction.
  • Juveniles may petition the court to discontinue the registration requirement following successful terminal from court supervision.

Sexually Violent Predator (SVP), C.R.S. 18-3-414.5

  • A sexually violent predator is an adult who has been convicted on or after July 1, 1999 of a sex crime in accordance with statute committed on or after July 1, 1997.
  • An SVP's victim must have been a stranger to the offender or a person the offender established a relationship with for the sole purpose of sexual victimization.
  • An SVP must be likely to commit subsequent sex offenses based upon the results of a risk assessment screening instrument administered to the offender.
  • The Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will assess offenders moving to Colorado from out of state who have been labeled at the highest registration and notification levels in the jurisdiction where their conviction was entered.
  • Out of state offenders who satisfy the age, date of offense, and conviction requirements for SVP status in Colorado and were labeled the highest level in the state of conviction, will be equivalent to an SVP in Colorado.
  • Out of state offenders who are designated to be SVP's in the state of conviction will automatically be SVP's in the State of Colorado.

Community Notification, C.R.S. 16-13-901 - C.R.S. 16-13-906

  • Persons who are convicted of sexual offenses and who are identified as SVP's pose a high enough level of risk to the community that private citizens should receive notification concerning the identity of these SVP's.
  • A technical assistance team was designed to assist local law enforcement in carrying out community notification to the public.
  • This team provides general community education concerning sex offenders, including treatment and supervision of sex offenders and procedures to attempt to minimize the risk of vigilantism.
  • Also provided to the public is specific information relating to the SVP living amongst them in the community, which will not include victim information.

Colorado Sex Offender Registration Act

  • 16-22-102 Definitions.
  • 16-22-103 Sex Offender registration - required - applicability - exception.
  • 16-22-104 Initial registration - effective date.
  • 16-22-105 Notice - requirements residence - presumption.
  • 16-22-106 Duties - probation department - community corrections administrator - court personnel - jail personnel - notice.
  • 16-22-107 Duties - department of corrections - department of human services - confirmation of registration - notice - address verification.
  • 16-22-108 Registration - procedure - frequency - place - change of address - fee.
  • 16-22-109 Registration forms - local law enforcement agencies - duties.
  • 16-22-110 Colorado Sex Offender registry - creation - maintenance - release of information.
  • 16-22-111 Internet posting of Sex Offenders - procedure.
  • 16-22-112 Release of information - law enforcement agencies.
  • 16-22-113 Petition for removal from registry.
  • 16-22-114 Immunity.
  • 16-22-115 CBI assistance in apprehending Sex Offenders who fail to register.

Failure to Comply with Registration

  • 18-1-202 Place of trial.
  • 18-3-412.5 Failure to register as a Sex Offender.
  • 18-3-412.6 Failure to verify location as a Sex Offender.

Sexually Violent Predators

  • 18-3-414.5 Sexually violent predators - assessment - annual report.

Community Notification Concerning Sexually Violent Predators

  • 16-13-901 Legislative declaration.
  • 16-13-902 Definitions.
  • 16-13-903 Sexually violent predator subject to community notification - determination - implementation.
  • 16-13-904 Sex Offender Management Board - duties.
  • 16-13-905 Local law enforcement - duties - immunity.
  • 16-13-906 Division of Criminal Justice - technical assistance team.

Unlawful Sexual Behavior

  • 18-3-411 Sex offenses against children - "unlawful sexual offense" defined - limitation for commencing proceedings - evidence - statutory privilege.

Convictions Requiring Registration

  • 18-3-402 Sexual assault.
  • 18-3-403 Sexual assault in the second degree (repealed).
  • 18-3-404 Unlawful sexual contact.
  • 18-3-405 Sexual assault on a child.
  • 18-3-405.3 Sexual assault on a child by one in a position of trust.
  • 18-3-405.4 Internet sexual exploitation of a child.
  • 18-3-405.5 Sexual assault on a client by a psychotherapist.
  • 18-3-305 Enticement of a child.
  • 18-3-306 (3) Class 4 felony internet luring of a child.
  • 18-6-301 Incest.
  • 18-6-302 Aggravated incest.
  • 18-3-502 Trafficking in children.
  • 18-6-403 Sexual exploitation of children.
  • 18-6-404 Procurement of a child for sexual exploitation.
  • 18-7-302 Indecent exposure.
  • 18-7-402 Soliciting for child prostitution.
  • 18-7-403 Pandering of a child.
  • 18-7-403.5 Procurement of a child.
  • 18-7-404 Keeping a place of child prostitution.
  • 18-7-405 Pimping of a child.
  • 18-7-405.5 Inducement of child prostitution.
  • 18-7-406 Patronizing a prostituted child.
  • 18-7-701 Engaging in sexual conduct.
  • 18-7-102 (1.5) Wholesale promotion of obscenity to a minor.
  • 18-7-102 (2.5) Promotion of obscenity to a minor.
  • 18-3-405.4 Internet sexual exploitation of a child.
  • 18-7-301 (2)(b) Public indecency (If second offense is committed within five years of previous offense or a third or subsequent offense).
  • 18-3-405.6 Invasion of privacy for sexual gratification.
  • 18-3-302 (3)(a) Second degree kidnapping.

Sentences to Imprisonment

  • 18-1.3-406 Mandatory sentences for violent crimes.

Sex Offender Information-Education Institutions

  • 22-1-124 Sex Offender information.

Colorado State Revised Statutes (CRS) may be found at the following link:
http://www.lexisnexis.com/hottopics/Colorado

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT:

Colorado Bureau of Investigation
690 Kipling Street
Denver, Colorado 80215
Voice: (303) 239-4222
Fax: (303) 239-4661