C.R.S. Section 31-11-115
Tampering with initiative or referendum petition


Any person commits a class 2 misdemeanor who:


Willfully destroys, defaces, mutilates, or suppresses any initiative or referendum petition;


Willfully neglects to file or delays the delivery of the initiative or referendum petition;


Conceals or removes any initiative or referendum petition from the possession of the person authorized by law to have custody of the petition;


Adds, amends, alters, or in any way changes the information on the petition as provided by the elector; or


Aids, counsels, procures, or assists any person in doing any of such acts.


Any person convicted of committing such a misdemeanor shall be punished by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars, or by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than one year, or by both such fine and imprisonment.


This section shall not preclude a circulator from striking a complete line on the petition if the circulator believes the line to be invalid.

Source: Section 31-11-115 — Tampering with initiative or referendum petition, https://leg.­colorado.­gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-31.­pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).

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