Tag:Colorado District Attorneys Council

House Committee Advances Bill Expanding Sexual Contact Definition

Editor’s Note: This article includes graphic descriptions of a sex act involving a child. As sponsors described the origin story of a bill to expand...

Sen. Lee Hopes Bill for Court Appearance Reminders Passes After Failing Last Year

People in Colorado who have upcoming court dates may soon be able to opt in to receiving a text message reading, something like: “Mr....

Bill to Expand Sexual Contact Defi nition Connected to Court of Appeals Case

With all the varied and competing interests that can come with proposed legislation, it can be difficult to understand the initial motivation behind introducing...

State Senate Considering DA Budget Bill

The Colorado legislature is again considering a bill to shift a significant portion of prosecutors’ pay to the state. Under the current scheme, district attorneys’...