The Victim’s Right Act

In November 1992, the voters of Colorado passed a resolution to include Victim Rights as a part of the State’s Constitution.

Crimes Covered by the Victim’s Rights Act

  • Homicide
  • Assault
  • Menacing
  • Kidnapping
  • Sexual Assault (both adult and child victims)
  • Failure to stop at the scene of an accident involving death
  • Child Abuse
  • Ethnic Intimidation
  • Intimidation & Aggravated Intimidation of a Victim or Witness
  • Violation of a criminal protection order against a person charged with sexual assault
  • Crimes against at-risk persons
  • Domestic Violence
  • Careless driving resulting in death
  • Tampering or retaliating against a witness or victim
  • Robbery
  • Incest
  • Harrassment by stalking
  • Sexual exploitation of children
  • Indecent Exposure

The Victim Rights Act also includes any criminal attempt, conspiracy, criminal solicitation or accessory involving any of the crimes specified above.