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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

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details