Colorado Rights Blog

HB 1262: Issue Summons Instead of Arrest Warrant

Criminal Justice
Bill Number: HB 1262
Year: 2009
ACLU Position: Monitor
Sponsors: Rep. Casso; Sen. Morse

Creates an exemption to the summons in lieu of arrest provisions in current law if a law enforcement officer presents in writing a basis to believe there is a significant risk of flight or that the victim or public safety may be compromised.
Read the bill here.

Current Status:

04/03/2009 Signed by Governor

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