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HB21-1165

Assistance For Victims Of Strangulation

Concerning assistance for victims of strangulation who receive medical examinations.
Session:
2021 Regular Session
Subject:
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Bill Summary

A crime victim is entitled to compensation under the "Colorado Crime Victim Compensation Act" if, in part, the victim cooperates with law enforcement officials. The bill clarifies that a victim of strangulation satisfies the cooperation requirement by undergoing a medical forensic examination.


(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

Status

Introduced
Passed

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