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SB20-085:Sex Offender Community Corrections Requirements

Criminal Justice
Bill Number: SB20-085
Year: 2020
ACLU Position: Support
Sponsors: D. Michaelson Jenet / M. Soper /R. Zenzinger / R. Gardner

Description:

The bill clarifies that an offender sentenced pursuant to the
Colorado Sex Offender Lifetime Supervision Act of 1998 may be
released to a community corrections program only if the offender meets
certain requirements for an offender being released on parole including
that:
• The offender has successfully progressed in treatment and
would not pose a threat to the community if released to
community corrections;
• There is a strong and reasonable probability that the
offender would not thereafter violate the law; and
• After considering criteria established by the sex offender
management board and other factors, the executive director
finds that release to community corrections is appropriate.


Current Status:

Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Judiciary (01/13/2020)



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