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18-1.3-503. Petty offenses classified - penalties


(1) A violation of a statute of this state is a petty offense if specifically classified as a class 1 or class 2 petty offense. The penalty for commission of a class 1 petty offense, upon conviction, is a fine of not more than five hundred dollars, or imprisonment for not more than six months other than in state correctional facilities, or both. The penalty for commission of a class 2 petty offense is a fine specified in the section defining the offense. The penalty assessment procedure of section 16-2-201, C.R.S., is available for the payment of fines in class 2 petty offense cases.

(2) Every sentence entered under this section shall include consideration of restitution as required by part 6 of this article and by article 18.5 of title 16, C.R.S.


Source: L. 2002: Entire article added with relocations, p. 1416, 2, effective October 1.


Editors note: This section is similar to former 18-1-107 as it existed prior to 2002.


Applied in People v. Knaub, 624 P.2d 922 (Colo. App. 1980) (decided prior to 2002 relocation of 18-1-107).