(1) The court may suspend a portion of the sentence of any person who is convicted of a violation committed prior to November 1, 1998, of any offense listed in this part 3 who is not a habitual sex offender against children, as described in section 18-3-412, if the offender receives a presentence evaluation that recommends a treatment program and the offender satisfactorily completes the recommended treatment program.
(2) In addition to any other penalty provided by law, the court may sentence a defendant who is convicted of a first offense pursuant to this part 3, committed prior to November 1, 1998, to a period of probation for purposes of treatment that, when added to any time served, does not exceed the maximum sentence imposable for the offense.
(3) The court shall sentence a defendant who is convicted of any offense specified in this part 3 committed on or after November 1, 1998, pursuant to the provisions of part 10 of article 1.3 of this title.
Source: L. 83: Entire section added, p. 695, 8, effective June 15. L. 98: Entire section amended, p. 1293, 14, effective November 1. L. 2002: (3) amended, p. 1567, 391, effective October 1.
Cross references: For the legislative declaration contained in the 2002 act amending subsection (3), see section 1 of chapter 318, Session Laws of Colorado 2002.
Part 4. Wrongs to Children
18-6-401. Child abuse - definition
18-6-401.1. Child abuse - limitation for commencing proceedings - evidence - statutory privilege
18-6-401.2. Habitual child abusers - indictment or information - verdict of the jury
18-6-401.3. Video tape depositions - children - victims of child abuse
18-6-401.4. Payment of treatment costs for the victim or victims of an act of child abuse
18-6-402. Trafficking in children. (Repealed)
18-6-403. Sexual exploitation of a child - legislative declaration - definitions
18-6-404. Procurement of a child for sexual exploitation
18-6-405. Reports of convictions to department of education