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18-8-101. Definitions

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As used in this article, unless the context otherwise requires:

(1) Government has the same meaning as described in section 18-1-901 (3)(i).

(2) Governmental function has the same meaning as described in section 18-1-901 (3)(j).

(2.5) Peace officer has the same meaning as described in section 16-2.5-101, C.R.S.

(3) Public servant has the same meaning as described in section 18-1-901 (3)(o).

History

History.
Source: L. 71: R&RE, p. 453, 1. C.R.S. 1963: 40-8-101. L. 92: Entire section amended, p. 405, 19, effective June 3. L. 2003: (2.5) added, p. 1628, 63, effective August 6.

Annotations

Editors note: This title was numbered as chapter 40, C.R.S. 1963. The substantive provisions of this title were repealed and reenacted in 1971, resulting in the addition, relocation, and elimination of sections as well as subject matter. For amendments to this title prior to 1971, consult the Colorado statutory research explanatory note beginning on page vii in the front of this volume. For a detailed comparison of this title, see the comparative tables located in the back of the index.

Editors note: This title was repealed and reenacted in 1971. For historical information concerning the repeal and reenactment, see the editors note following the title heading.

Editors note: Subsection (2.5) was originally enacted as subsection (4) but was renumbered on revision for ease of location.

ANNOTATION

Corporation or a corporate body is not included in the definition of government. Bailey v. People, 200 Colo. 549, 617 P.2d 549.

Employee of the Colorado Springs urban renewal effort is not a public servant performing a governmental function on behalf of a government as defined in this section. Bailey v. People, 200 Colo. 549, 617 P.2d 549 (1980).