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HB16-1307: Threats To Persons At Postsecondary Institutions

Criminal Legal Reform
Bill Number: HB16-1307
Year: 2016
ACLU Position: Oppose
Sponsors: J. Melton / J. Cooke


Under current law, it is a class 1 misdemeanor for a person to
knowingly make a threat of death or bodily injury to a person at an
educational institution. The bill makes it a class 6 felony if the threat
involves death or serious bodily injury and the person is at a
postsecondary educational institution.

Current Status:

House Committee on Judiciary Postpone Indefinitely (04/07/2016)

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