Colorado Rights Blog

HB16-1344: Special Offender When Death Results After Use

Criminal Legal Reform
Bill Number: HB16-1344
Year: 2016
ACLU Position: Oppose
Sponsors: M. Foote / J. Cooke


Under current law there are certain circumstances that if present
in a drug crime elevate the crime to special offender offense which carries
a drug level felony 1 penalty. The bill adds the circumstance of a person
dying as a result of the use of a distributed controlled substance to the list
of special offender circumstances.

Current Status:

House Committee on Judiciary Postpone Indefinitely (04/19/2016)

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