C.R.S. Section 18-12-108.7
Unlawfully providing or permitting a juvenile to possess a handgun

  • penalty
  • unlawfully providing a firearm other than a handgun to a juvenile
  • penalty

(1)

Intentionally left blank —Ed.

(a)

Any person who intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly provides a handgun with or without remuneration to any person under the age of eighteen years in violation of section 18-12-108.5 or any person who knows of such juvenile’s conduct which violates section 18-12-108.5 and fails to make reasonable efforts to prevent such violation commits the crime of unlawfully providing a handgun to a juvenile or permitting a juvenile to possess a handgun.

(b)

Unlawfully providing a handgun to a juvenile or permitting a juvenile to possess a handgun in violation of this subsection (1) is a class 4 felony.

(2)

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(a)

Any person who intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly provides a handgun to a juvenile or permits a juvenile to possess a handgun, even though such person is aware of a substantial risk that such juvenile will use a handgun to commit a felony offense, or who, being aware of such substantial risk, fails to make reasonable efforts to prevent the commission of the offense, commits the crime of unlawfully providing or permitting a juvenile to possess a handgun. A person shall be deemed to have violated this paragraph (a) if such person provides a handgun to or permits the possession of a handgun by any juvenile who has been convicted of a crime of violence, as defined in section 18-1.3-406, or any juvenile who has been adjudicated a juvenile delinquent for an offense which would constitute a crime of violence, as defined in section 18-1.3-406, if such juvenile were an adult.

(b)

Unlawfully providing a handgun to a juvenile or permitting a juvenile to possess a handgun in violation of this subsection (2) is a class 4 felony.

(3)

With regard to firearms other than handguns, no person shall sell, rent, or transfer ownership or allow unsupervised possession of a firearm with or without remuneration to any juvenile without the consent of the juvenile’s parent or legal guardian. Unlawfully providing a firearm other than a handgun to a juvenile in violation of this subsection (3) is a class 1 misdemeanor.

(4)

It shall not be an offense under this section if a person believes that a juvenile will physically harm the person if the person attempts to disarm the juvenile or prevent the juvenile from committing a violation of section 18-12-108.5.

Source: Section 18-12-108.7 — Unlawfully providing or permitting a juvenile to possess a handgun - penalty - unlawfully providing a firearm other than a handgun to a juvenile - penalty, https://leg.­colorado.­gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-18.­pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).

18–12–101
Peace officer affirmative defense - definitions
18–12–102
Possessing a dangerous or illegal weapon - affirmative defense - definition
18–12–103
Possession of a defaced firearm
18–12–103.5
Defaced firearms - contraband - destruction
18–12–104
Defacing a firearm
18–12–105
Unlawfully carrying a concealed weapon - unlawful possession of weapons
18–12–105.5
Unlawfully carrying a weapon - unlawful possession of weapons - school, college, or university grounds
18–12–105.6
Limitation on local ordinances regarding firearms in private vehicles
18–12–106
Prohibited use of weapons - definitions
18–12–106.5
Use of stun guns
18–12–107
Penalty for second offense
18–12–107.5
Illegal discharge of a firearm - penalty
18–12–108
Possession of weapons by previous offenders
18–12–108.5
Possession of handguns by juveniles - prohibited - exceptions - penalty
18–12–108.7
Unlawfully providing or permitting a juvenile to possess a handgun - penalty - unlawfully providing a firearm other than a handgun to a juvenile - penalty
18–12–109
Possession, use, or removal of explosives or incendiary devices - possession of components thereof - chemical, biological, and nuclear weapons - persons exempt - hoaxes
18–12–110
Forfeiture of firearms
18–12–111
Unlawful purchase of firearms
18–12–111.5
Unlawful conduct involving an unserialized firearm, frame, or receiver - exceptions - penalties - authority to serialize a firearm
18–12–112
Private firearms transfers - sale and purchase - background check required - penalty - definitions
18–12–112.5
Firearms transfers by licensed dealers - sale and purchase - background check required - penalty - definitions
18–12–113
Failure to report a lost or stolen firearm - exception
18–12–114
Secure firearm storage required - penalty - exceptions
18–12–115
Waiting period for firearms sales - background check required - penalty - exceptions
18–12–201
Legislative declaration
18–12–202
Definitions
18–12–203
Criteria for obtaining a permit
18–12–204
Permit contents - validity - carrying requirements
18–12–205
Sheriff - application - procedure - background check
18–12–206
Sheriff - issuance or denial of permits - report
18–12–207
Judicial review - permit denial - permit suspension - permit revocation
18–12–208
Colorado bureau of investigation - duties
18–12–209
Issuance by sheriffs of temporary emergency permits
18–12–210
Maintenance of permit - address change - invalidity of permit
18–12–211
Renewal of permits
18–12–212
Exemption
18–12–213
Reciprocity
18–12–214
Authority granted by permit - carrying restrictions - local authority
18–12–215
Immunity
18–12–301
Definitions
18–12–302
Large-capacity magazines prohibited - penalties - exceptions
18–12–303
Identification markings for large-capacity magazines - rules
18–12–401
Definitions
18–12–402
Retail dealers - record - inspection
18–12–403
Record - failure to make - penalty
18–12–404
Jurisdiction - county courts
18–12–405
Locking device required - penalty
18–12–501
Background checks at gun shows - penalty
18–12–502
Records - penalty
18–12–503
Fees imposed by licensed gun dealers
18–12–504
Posted notice - penalty
18–12–505
Exemption
18–12–506
Definitions
18–12–507
Appropriation
18–12–508
Effective date
Green check means up to date. Up to date

Current through Fall 2024

§ 18-12-108.7’s source at colorado​.gov