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9-1-106. Loss of life - penalty

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If any lives are lost by reason of the willful negligence and failure to observe the provisions of this article, the person through whose default such loss of life was occasioned commits a class 6 felony and shall be punished as provided in section 18-1.3-401, C.R.S.

History

History.
Source: G.L. 117. G.S. 138. R.S. 08: 433. C.L. 5472. CSA: C. 26, 7. CRS 53: 17-1-6. C.R.S. 1963: 17-1-6. L. 72: P. 556, 8. L. 77: Entire section amended, p. 869, 20, effective July 1, 1979. L. 89: Entire section amended, p. 821, 7, effective July 1. L. 2002: Entire section amended, p. 1467, 22, effective October 1.

Annotations

Editors note: The effective date for amendments made to this section by chapter 216, L. 77, was changed from July 1, 1978, to April 1, 1979, by chapter 1, First Extraordinary Session, L. 78, and was subsequently changed to July 1, 1979, by chapter 157, 21, L. 79. See People v. McKenna, 199 Colo. 452, 611 P.2d 574.

Cross references: (1) For the penalty for manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide, see 18-3-104 and 18-3-105.

(2) For the legislative declaration contained in the 2002 act amending this section, see section 1 of chapter 318, Session Laws of Colorado 2002.

 

Article 1.3. Low-Flow Plumbing Fixtures

9-1.3-101 to 9-1.3-106. (Repealed)