On March 20, 2014, Sen. Pat Steadman introduced SB 14-163 – Concerning Clarifying Changes to Provisions Related to the Sentencing of Persons Convicted of Drug Crimes. This summary is published here courtesy of the Colorado Bar Association’s e-Legislative Report.
In 2013, the general assembly adopted SB 13-250, which created a new sentencing structure for drug crimes. The bill makes clarifying and conforming changes to the statutes based on last year’s legislation.
On March 26, the Judiciary Committee approved the bill and moved it to the Senate Consent Calendar for consideration on 2nd Reading.
Since this summary, the bill passed the Senate on second and third readings, with amendments on second reading. The bill was introduced in the House and assigned to the Judiciary Committee.