Colorado Rights Blog

SB21-071: Limit The Detention Of Juveniles

Bill Number: SB21-071
Year: 2021
ACLU Position: Support
Sponsors: L. Daugherty/A. Boesenecker/J. Buckner


The bill prohibits the imposition of secured monetary or property
conditions on a bond for juveniles charged with or accused of committing
a delinquent act.

The bill reduces the juvenile detention bed cap from 327 beds to
188 beds beginning in fiscal year 2021-22.

Current Status:

Introduced In House - Assigned to Judiciary (05/07/2021)
Senate Considered House Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass (06/01/2021)

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