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Human Trafficking Records Sealed – CRS 24-72-707
Section 24-72-707 – Sealing of criminal conviction records information for offenses committed by victims of human trafficking
(1)Sealing of conviction records. At any time after conviction, a defendant may file a motion in the case in which any conviction records exist pertaining to the defendant’s conviction for any misdemeanor offense or municipal code or ordinance violation, excluding any offense of a crime as defined in section 24-4.1-302(1).
(2) A defendant moving to have his or her criminal records sealed pursuant to this section is not required to pay a processing fee.
(3) The court shall order the records sealed after:
(a) The petition is filed; and
(b) The defendant establishes by a preponderance of the evidence that, at the time he or she committed the offense, he or she had been trafficked by another person, as described in section 18-3-503 or 18-3-504, for the purpose of performing the offense.
Amended by 2019 Ch. 295,§ 1, eff. 8/2/2019.
Added by 2014 Ch. 317,§ 3, eff. 8/1/2014.
L. 2014: Entire part added, (SB 14-206), ch. 317, p. 1392, § 3, effective August 1.