Colorado Rights Blog

SB18-199: Increase Penalty For Peace Officer Assaults

Criminal Legal Reform
Bill Number: SB18-199
Year: 2018
ACLU Position: Oppose
Sponsors: K. Priola / B. Martinez Humenik


The bill increases the penalty level for an assault on a peace officer
by one class and requires the court to sentence the defendant to
incarceration for at least the maximum sentence and up to 2.5 times the
maximum sentence.

Current Status:

Senate Committee on Finance Postpone Indefinitely (03/29/2018)

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