2016 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 16 - Criminal Proceedings
Code of Criminal Procedure
Article 4 - Release From Custody Pending Final Adjudication
Part 1 - Release on Bail
§ 16-4-105. Conditions of release on bond

CO Rev Stat ยง 16-4-105 (2016) What's This?

(1) For each bond, the court shall require that the released person appear to answer the charge against the person at a place and upon a date certain and at any place or upon any date to which the proceeding is transferred or continued. This condition is the only condition for which a breach of surety or security on the bail bond may be subject to forfeiture.

(2) For a person who has been arrested for a felony offense, the court shall require as a condition of a bond that the person execute a waiver of extradition stating the person consents to extradition to this state and waives all formal procedures incidental to extradition proceedings in the event that he or she is arrested in another state while at liberty on such bail bond and acknowledging that he or she shall not be admitted to bail in any other state pending extradition to this state.

(3) Additional conditions of every bond is that the released person shall not commit any felony while free on such a bail bond, and the court in which the action is pending has the power to revoke the release of the person, to change any bond condition, including the amount of any monetary condition if it is shown that a competent court has found probable cause to believe that the defendant has committed a felony while released, pending the resolution of a prior felony charge.

(4) An additional condition of every bond in cases involving domestic violence as defined in section 18-6-800.3 (1), C.R.S., in cases of stalking under section 18-3-602, C.R.S., or in cases involving unlawful sexual behavior as defined in section 16-22-102 (9), is that the released person acknowledge the protection order as provided in section 18-1-1001 (5), C.R.S.

(5) An additional condition of every bond in a case of an offense under section 42-2-138 (1) (d) (I), C.R.S., of driving while such person's driver's license or privilege to drive, either as a resident or nonresident, is restrained solely or partially because of a conviction of a driving offense pursuant to section 42-4-1301 (1) or (2) (a), C.R.S., is that such person not drive any motor vehicle during the period of such driving restraint.

(6) (a) If a person is arrested for driving under the influence or driving while ability impaired, pursuant to section 42-4-1301, C.R.S., and the person has one or more previous convictions for an offense in section 42-4-1301, C.R.S., or one or more convictions in any other jurisdiction that would constitute a violation of section 42-4-1301, C.R.S., as a condition of any bond, the court shall order that the person abstain from the use of alcohol or illegal drugs, and such abstinence shall be monitored.

(b) A person seeking relief from any of the conditions imposed pursuant to paragraph (a) of this subsection (6) shall file a motion with the court, and the court shall conduct a hearing upon the motion. The court shall consider whether the condition from which the person is seeking relief is in the interest of justice and whether public safety would be endangered if the condition were not enforced. When determining whether to grant relief pursuant to this paragraph (b), the court shall consider whether the person has voluntarily enrolled and is participating in an appropriate substance abuse treatment program.

(7) A person may be released on a bond with monetary condition of bond, when appropriate, as described in section 16-4-104 (1) (c).

(8) In addition to the conditions specified in this section, the court may impose any additional conditions on the conduct of the person released that will assist in obtaining the appearance of the person in court and the safety of any person or persons and the community. These conditions may include, but are not limited to, supervision by a qualified person or organization or supervision by a pretrial services program established pursuant to section 16-4-106. While under the supervision of a qualified organization or pretrial services program, the conditions of release imposed by the court may include, but are not limited to:

(a) Periodic telephone contact with the program;

(b) Periodic office visits by the person to the pretrial services program or organization;

(c) Periodic visits to the person's home by the program or organization;

(d) Mental health or substance abuse treatment for the person, including residential treatment if the defendant consents to the treatment;

(e) Periodic alcohol or drug testing of the person;

(f) Domestic violence counseling for the defendant if the defendant consents to the counseling;

(g) Electronic or global position monitoring of the person;

(h) Pretrial work release for the person; and

(i) Other supervision techniques shown by research to increase court appearance and public safety rates for persons released on bond.

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