Colorado Rights Blog

HB15-1073: Driver May Challenge Initial Police Contact

Criminal Legal Reform
Bill Number: HB15-1073
Year: 2015
ACLU Position: Support
Sponsors: Salazar


A provision of current law allows a driver to challenge the validity of a law enforcement officer’s initial contact with the driver and the driver’s subsequent arrest for a DUI offense. The bill states that this provision applies retroactively to administrative hearings performed before the provision’s enactment.

Current Status:

04/10/2015 - Governor Signed
04/02/2015 - Sent to the Governor
03/31/2015 - Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
03/17/2015 - Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Judiciary
01/12/2015 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Judiciary

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