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Changes To Revenge Pornography Crimes

Concerning measures to clarify the scope of revenge porn criminal offenses.
2018 Regular Session
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Bill Summary

Revenge porn - changes to the crimes. Currently, Colorado criminalizes posting nude images of another person for harassment purposes or for pecuniary gain. The act makes the following changes to those crimes:

  • Adds images of sex acts that may not include nude images;
  • Removes the requirement that the defendant intends to inflict serious emotional distress; and
  • Removes as an exception to the crimes that the image relates to a newsworthy event.
    (Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


Became Law


Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    05/03/2018 Signed Act PDF
    04/26/2018 Final Act PDF
    04/12/2018 Rerevised PDF
    04/11/2018 Revised PDF
    04/03/2018 Reengrossed PDF
    04/02/2018 Engrossed PDF
    03/01/2018 Introduced PDF

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. 

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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.