2016 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 16 - Criminal Proceedings
Code of Criminal Procedure
Article 9 - Preparation for Trial
Part 5 - Motions Alleging an Unconstitutional Law
§ 16-9-501. Notice to the attorney general when a defendant alleges a law is unconstitutional

CO Rev Stat ยง 16-9-501 (2016) What's This?

If a defendant in a criminal proceeding files a motion or other pleading that includes a claim alleging a state statute or municipal ordinance is unconstitutional, the defendant shall serve the attorney general with a copy of the motion or pleading. The attorney general shall be entitled to be heard on the matter. Failure to comply with this section shall not constitute a waiver of a defendant's constitutional rights or a defendant's right to raise a constitutional challenge.

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