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Legal Statutes: Colorado

UPDATED September 18, 2017

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Part 5. Trespass, Tampering, and Criminal Mischief

back to top§ 18-4-503. Second degree criminal trespass

(1) A person commits the crime of second degree criminal trespass if such person:

(a) Unlawfully enters or remains in or upon the premises of another which are enclosed in a manner designed to exclude intruders or are fenced; or

(b) Knowingly and unlawfully enters or remains in or upon the common areas of a hotel, motel, condominium, or apartment building; or

(c) Knowingly and unlawfully enters or remains in a motor vehicle of another.

(2) Second degree criminal trespass is a class 3 misdemeanor, but:

(a) It is a class 2 misdemeanor if the premises have been classified by the county assessor for the county in which the land is situated as agricultural land pursuant to section 39-1-102(1.6), C.R.S.; and

(b) It is a class 4 felony if the person trespasses on premises so classified as agricultural land with the intent to commit a felony thereon.

(3) Whenever a person is convicted of, pleads guilty or nolo contendere to, receives a deferred judgment or sentence for, or is adjudicated a juvenile delinquent for, a violation of paragraph (c) of subsection (1) of this section, the offender's driver's license shall be revoked as provided in section 42-2-125, C.R.S.
Amended by Laws 1981, H.B.1465, § 1; Laws 1983, H.B.1340, § 8; Laws 1984, H.B.1329, § 14; Laws 1993, H.B.93-1088, § 18, eff. July 1, 1993; Laws 1994, H.B.94-1126, § 11, eff. July 1, 1994; Laws 2002, Ch. 322, § 11, eff. July 1, 2002; Laws 2003, Ch. 284, § 4, eff. July 1, 2003.