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Sex Offender Community Corrections Requirements

Concerning a requirement that a sex offender being placed in a community corrections program meet certain requirements for a sex offender being released on parole.
2020 Regular Session
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Bill Summary

The bill clarifies that an offender sentenced pursuant to the "Colorado Sex Offender Lifetime Supervision Act of 1998" may be released to a community corrections program only if the offender meets certain requirements for an offender being released on parole including that:

  • The offender has successfully progressed in sex offender treatment as determined by the department of corrections and would not pose a threat to the community if released to community corrections;
  • There is a strong and reasonable probability that the offender would not thereafter violate the law commit a new criminal offense ; and
  • After considering criteria established by the sex offender management board and other relevant factors, the executive director of the department of corrections finds that release to community corrections is appropriate.

(Note: Italicized words indicate new material added to the original summary; dashes through words indicate deletions from the original summary.)

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


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