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Sentencing Scheme Comparsion

Subject
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Published
11/22/2017

This memo compares Colorado’s felony sentencing laws with those of Minnesota, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oregon, and Washington.  It provides an overview of determinate versus indeterminate sentencing schemes and incarceration rates.

Pursuant to HJR20-1007, the Second Regular Session of the 72nd General Assembly is Temporarily Adjourned until 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 30, 2020. 

COVID-19 Resources

Temporary Guidelines for Review and Comment Meetings

The legislature will meet in limited session on Monday, March 30th. The Capitol will be open for the duration of the session for those with essential business related to the session. The building will not be available for public tours. People without essential business are encouraged to access the session through the General Assembly website and Colorado Channel.  Anybody with essential business related to the session will be required to practice appropriate social distancing measures.