Colo. Rev. Stat. § 18-4-502

Current through Acts effective through 6/5/2024 of the 2024 Legislative Session
Section 18-4-502 - First degree criminal trespass
(1) A person commits the crime of first degree criminal trespass if such person:
(a) Knowingly and unlawfully enters or remains in a dwelling of another; or
(b) Enters any motor vehicle with intent to commit a crime therein.
(2)
(a) First degree criminal trespass committed pursuant to subsection (1)(a) of this section is a class 1 misdemeanor, but it is a class 6 felony if the dwelling is inhabited or occupied.
(b) First degree criminal trespass committed pursuant to subsection (1)(b) of this section is a class 1 misdemeanor.

C.R.S. § 18-4-502

Amended by 2021 Ch. 462, § 211, eff. 3/1/2022.
L. 71: R&RE, p. 431, § 1. C.R.S. 1963: § 40-4-502. L. 77: Entire section amended, p. 963, § 26, effective July 1. L. 92: Entire section amended, p. 404, § 16, effective June 3. L. 93: Entire section amended, p. 1732, § 17, effective July 1. L. 98: Entire section amended, p. 1443, § 31, effective July 1. L. 2021: Entire section amended, (SB 21-271), ch. 3178, p. 3178, § 211, effective 3/1/2022.

Section 803(2) of chapter 462 (SB 21-271), Session Laws of Colorado 2021, provides that the act changing this section applies to offenses committed on or after March 1, 2022.

2021 Ch. 462, was passed without a safety clause. See Colo. Const. art. V, § 1(3).