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1-13-709.5. Residence – false information – penalty


Any person who votes by knowingly giving false information regarding the elector’s place of present residence commits a class 5 felony and shall be punished as provided in section 18-1.3-401, C.R.S.


Source: L. 96: Entire section added, p. 1764, § 51, effective July 1.L. 2002: Entire section amended, p. 1464, § 9, effective October 1.L. 2014: Entire section amended, (SB 14-161), ch. 160, p. 566, § 27, effective May 9.

Editor’s note: Section 34 of chapter 160 (SB 14-161), Session Laws of Colorado 2014, provides that changes to this section by the act apply to elections conducted on or after May 9, 2014.

Cross references: For the legislative declaration contained in the 2002 act amending this section, see section 1 of chapter 318, Session Laws of Colorado 2002.
Definition [Person]

Any natural person, partnership, committee, association, corporation, labor organization, political party, or other organization or group of persons. Section 2(11) of article XXVIII of the state constitution.

Definition [Election]

Any election under the “Uniform Election Code of 1992” or the “Colorado Municipal Election Code of 1965”, article 10 of title 31, C.R.S. C.R.S. § 1-7.5-103.