Colo. Rev. Stat. § 18-6-800.3

Current through Chapter 290 of the 2022 Legislative Session (except for Chapter 210 which is not effective until 7/1/2022 and Chapters 227 and 229 which are not yet available)
Section 18-6-800.3 - Definitions

As used in this part 8, unless the context otherwise requires:

(1) "Domestic violence" means an act or threatened act of violence upon a person with whom the actor is or has been involved in an intimate relationship. "Domestic violence" also includes any other crime against a person, or against property, including an animal, or any municipal ordinance violation against a person, or against property, including an animal, when used as a method of coercion, control, punishment, intimidation, or revenge directed against a person with whom the actor is or has been involved in an intimate relationship.
(2) "Intimate relationship" means a relationship between spouses, former spouses, past or present unmarried couples, or persons who are both the parents of the same child regardless of whether the persons have been married or have lived together at any time.

C.R.S. § 18-6-800.3

L. 89: Entire section added, p. 909, § 1, effective April 4. L. 94: (1) amended, p. 2020, § 1, effective June 3; entire section amended, p. 2025, § 1, effective July 1. L. 95: IP and (1) amended, p. 566, § 1, effective July 1. L. 2007: (1) amended, p. 726, § 7, effective July 1.

Subsection (1) was amended in Senate Bill 94-51. Those amendments were superseded by the amendment of the entire section in House Bill 94-1253.