2020 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 18 - Criminal Code
Article 12. Offenses Relating to Firearms and Weapons
Editor's note: This title was repealed and reenacted in 1971. For historical information concerning the repeal and reenactment, see the editor's note following the title heading.
- Section 18-12-101. Peace officer affirmative defense - definitions.
- Section 18-12-102. Possessing a dangerous or illegal weapon - affirmative defense definition.
- Section 18-12-103. Possession of a defaced firearm.
- Section 18-12-103.5. Defaced firearms - contraband - destruction.
- Section 18-12-104. Defacing a firearm.
- Section 18-12-105. Unlawfully carrying a concealed weapon - unlawful possession of weapons.
- Section 18-12-105.1. Permits for concealed weapons - liability. (Repealed)
- Section 18-12-105.5. Unlawfully carrying a weapon - unlawful possession of weapons school, college, or university grounds.
- Section 18-12-105.6. Limitation on local ordinances regarding firearms in private vehicles.
- Section 18-12-106. Prohibited use of weapons.
- Section 18-12-106.5. Use of stun guns.
- Section 18-12-107. Penalty for second offense.
- Section 18-12-107.5. Illegal discharge of a firearm - penalty.
- Section 18-12-108. Possession of weapons by previous offenders.
- Section 18-12-108.5. Possession of handguns by juveniles - prohibited - exceptions - penalty.
- Section 18-12-108.7. Unlawfully providing or permitting a juvenile to possess a handgun penalty - unlawfully providing a firearm other than a handgun to a juvenile - penalty.
- Section 18-12-109. Possession, use, or removal of explosives or incendiary devices possession of components thereof - chemical, biological, and nuclear weapons - persons exempt - hoaxes.
- Section 18-12-110. Forfeiture of firearms.
- Section 18-12-111. Unlawful purchase of firearms.
- Section 18-12-112. Private firearms transfers - background check required - penalty definitions.
Law reviews: For article, "In the Crosshairs: Colorado's New Gun Laws", see 33 Colo. Law. 11 (Jan. 2004).
- Section 18-12-201. Legislative declaration.
- Section 18-12-202. Definitions.
- Section 18-12-203. Criteria for obtaining a permit.
- Section 18-12-204. Permit contents - validity - carrying requirements.
- Section 18-12-205. Sheriff - application - procedure - background check.
- Section 18-12-206. Sheriff - issuance or denial of permits - report.
- Section 18-12-207. Judicial review - permit denial - permit suspension - permit revocation.
- Section 18-12-208. Colorado bureau of investigation - duties.
- Section 18-12-209. Issuance by sheriffs of temporary emergency permits.
- Section 18-12-210. Maintenance of permit - address change - invalidity of permit.
- Section 18-12-211. Renewal of permits.
- Section 18-12-212. Exemption.
- Section 18-12-213. Reciprocity.
- Section 18-12-214. Authority granted by permit - carrying restrictions.
- Section 18-12-215. Immunity.
- Section 18-12-216. Permits issued prior to May 17, 2003. (Repealed)
- Section 18-12-301. Definitions.
- Section 18-12-302. Large-capacity magazines prohibited - penalties - exceptions.
- Section 18-12-303. Identification markings for large-capacity magazines - rules.
Editor's note: This part 4 was added with relocations in 2018. Former C.R.S. section numbers are shown in editor's notes following those sections that were relocated.
- Section 18-12-401. Definitions.
- Section 18-12-402. Retail dealers - record - inspection.
- Section 18-12-403. Record - failure to make - penalty.
Editor's note: (1) This part 5 was added with relocations in 2018. Former C.R.S. section numbers are shown in editor's notes following those sections that were relocated.
(2) (a) This part 5 was originally numbered as article 26.1 of title 12. It was added as an initiated measure that was adopted by the people at the general election held November 7, 2000. The measure enacting the original article 26.1 was effective upon the proclamation of the Governor, December 28, 2000; however, section 12-26.1-108 provided that the effective date of article 26.1 is March 31, 2001.
(b) The vote count on the measure at the general election held November 7, 2000, was as follows: