Colorado Rights Blog

SB16-132: BAC Test Results Not Public Information

Criminal Legal Reform
Bill Number: SB16-132
Year: 2016
ACLU Position: Oppose
Sponsors: M. Foote / J. Cooke


The bill states that the database compiled by the department of
public health and environment (department) containing the results of tests
of persons’ blood alcohol content and drug content, and all records and
data thereof, are not public information. The department shall disclose the
results of such a test only to:
• The individual who is the subject of the test, or to his or her
legal representative; or
• A named interested party in a civil or criminal action in
which the test results are directly related, or to his or her
legal representative.

Current Status:

Governor Signed (06/06/2016)

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