Colo. Rev. Stat. § 18-8-306

Current through 2023 Legislative Session
Section 18-8-306 - Attempt to influence a public servant

Any person who attempts to influence any public servant by means of deceit or by threat of violence or economic reprisal against any person or property, with the intent thereby to alter or affect the public servant's decision, vote, opinion, or action concerning any matter which is to be considered or performed by the public servant or the agency or body of which the public servant is a member, commits a class 4 felony. A violation of this section does not include providing false identifying information to law enforcement authorities pursuant to section 18-8-111.5, and a person who commits the offense of providing false identifying information to law enforcement authorities shall not be convicted for a violation of this section.

C.R.S. § 18-8-306

Amended by 2021 Ch. 462, § 295, eff. 3/1/2022.
L. 71: R&RE, p. 460, § 1. C.R.S. 1963: § 40-8-306. L. 2021: Entire section amended, (SB 21-271), ch. 3200, p. 3200, § 295, effective March 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).

For interference with the legislative process, see part 4 of article 2 of title 2 ; for legislative witnesses, see § 8-2.5-101 .