ACP and TITLE 18


COLORADO REVISED STATUTES, 2018

TITLE 18

CRIMINAL CODE/Sec. 18-9-313, C.R.S.

JULY 2018

Note: ACP/Supplemental Resource Statute (Sec. 19-9-313, C.R.S. is not the full Title 18)

18-9-313.  Personal information on the internet - law enforcement official - victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking - definitions. (1)  As used in this section:

            (a)  "Immediate family" means a law enforcement official's spouse, child, or parent or any other blood relative who lives in the same residence as the law enforcement official.

            (a.5)  "Law enforcement official" means a peace officer as described in section 16-2.5-101, C.R.S., a judge as defined by section 18-8-615 (3), or a prosecutor, as defined in section 18-8-616 (3).

            (a.9)  "Participant in the address confidentiality program" means an individual accepted into the address confidentiality program in accordance with part 21 of article 30 of title 24, C.R.S.

            (b)  "Personal information" means the home address, home telephone number, personal mobile telephone number, pager number, personal e-mail address, or a personal photograph of a law enforcement official or participant in the address confidentiality program; or directions to the home of a law enforcement official or participant in the address confidentiality program; or photographs of the home or vehicle of a law enforcement official or participant in the address confidentiality program.

            (2)  It is unlawful for a person to knowingly make available on the internet personal information about a law enforcement official or the official's immediate family member, if the dissemination of the personal information poses an imminent and serious threat to the law enforcement official's safety or the safety of the law enforcement official's immediate family and the person making the information available on the internet knows or reasonably should know of the imminent and serious threat.

            (2.5)  An address confidentiality program participant may submit a written request to a state or local government official and follow the process in section 24-30-2108, C.R.S., including the presentation of a valid address confidentiality program authorization card. If a state or local government official has received the above information, then the state or local government official shall not knowingly make available on the internet personal information about such participant in the address confidentiality program or the actual address, as defined in section 24-30-2103 (1), C.R.S., of such participant in the address confidentiality program.

            (3)  A violation of subsection (2) of this section is a class 1 misdemeanor.

            Source: L. 2002: Entire section added, p. 1139, § 1, effective July 1. L. 2003: (2) amended, p. 1616, § 14, effective August 6. L. 2009: (1) and (2) amended, (HB 09-1316), ch. 313, p. 1696, § 1, effective May 21. L. 2015: (1)(a.9) and (2.5) added and (1)(b) amended, (HB 15-1174), ch. 42, p. 103, § 1, effective March 20; (1)(a.5) amended, (HB 15-1229), ch. 239, p. 885, § 2, effective May 29.