Firearm Legislation, Rules and Statutes


Colorado Firearm Legislation

HB 21-1298 - Conditions Under Which a Firearms Transfer May Be Prohibited Following a Background Check, and, in Connection Therewith, Requiring Approval of a Firearms Transfer Prior to a Transfer by a Licensed Dealer, Establishing Grounds for Denying a Transfer and Clarifying the Process to Appeal a Denied Transfer.

SB 21-256 - Regulation of Firearms by Local Governing Bodies

HB 19-1177 - Extreme Risk Protection Order

SB 13-197 - Domestic Violence, Firearm Relinquishment

HB 13 - 1224 - Large Capacity Magazine Ban

Technical Guidance on the Interpretation and Application of House Bill 13-1224 Large Capacity Magazine Ban

Additional Technical Guidance on the Interpretation and Application of House Bill 13-1224 Large Capacity Magazine Ban

HB 13-1228 - InstaCheck Cash Funding

HB 13-1229 - Private Firearm Transfers


Firearms and Weapons - General

C.R.S. 18-12-101 (Definitions.)
C.R.S. 18-12-102 (Possessing a dangerous or illegal weapon-affirmative defense.)
C.R.S. 18-12-103 (Defaced firearms-contraband-destruction.)
C.R.S. 18-12-103.5 (Possession of a defaced firearm.)
C.R.S. 18-12-104 (Defacing a firearm.)
C.R.S. 18-12-105 (Unlawfully carrying a concealed weapon-unlawful possession of weapons.)
C.R.S. 18-12-105.5 (Unlawfully carrying a weapon-unlawful possession of weapons-school, college, or university grounds.)
C.R.S. 18-12-105.6 (Limitation on local ordinances regarding firearms in private vehicles.)
C.R.S. 18-12-106 (Prohibited use of weapons.)
C.R.S. 18-12-106.5 (Use of stun guns.)
C.R.S. 18-12-107 (Penalty for second offense.)
C.R.S. 18-12-107.5 (Illegal discharge of a firearm-penalty.)
C.R.S. 18-12-108 (Possession of weapons by previous offenders.)
C.R.S. 18-12-108.5 (Possession of weapons by juveniles-prohibited-exceptions-penalties.)
C.R.S. 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.)
C.R.S. 18-12-109 (Possession, use, or removal of explosives or incendiary devices-possession of components thereof- chemical, biological, and nuclear weapons-persons exempt-hoaxes.)
C.R.S. 18-12-110 (Forfeiture of firearms.)
C.R.S. 18-12-111 (Unlawful purchase of firearms.)

C.R.S. 18-12-111.5 (Unlawful conduct involving an unserialized firearm, frame, or receiver - exceptions - penalties - authority to serialize a firearm.)
C.R.S. 18-12-112  (Private firearms transfers - background check required - penalty - definitions.)

C.R.S. 18-12-112.5  (Firearms transfers by licensed dealers - sale and purchase - background check required - penalty - definitions.)

C.R.S. 18-12-113 (Failure to report a lost or stolen firearm - exception.)
C.R.S. 18-12-114 (Secure firearm storage required-penalty-exceptions.)

Protection Orders​

C.R.S. 13-14-100.2 (Legislative declaration.)
C.R.S. 13-14-101 (Definitions.)
C.R.S. 13-14-102 (Civil protection orders)
C.R.S. 13-14-103 (Emergency protection orders.)
C.R.S. 13-14-104.5 (Procedure for temporary civil protection order.)
C.R.S. 13-14-105 (Provisions relating to civil protection orders.)
C.R.S. 13-14-105.5 (Civil protection orders - prohibition on possessing or purchasing a firearm.)
C.R.S. 13-14-106 (Procedure for permanent civil protection orders.)
C.R.S. 13-14-107 (Enforcement of protection order- duties of peace officer.)
C.R.S. 13-14-108 (Modification and termination of civil protection orders.)
C.R.S. 13-14-109 (Fee and costs)
C.R.S. 13-14-110 (Foreign protection orders.)

C.R.S. 13-14.5-101 (Short Title- Extreme Risk Protection Orders.)
C.R.S. 13-14.5-102 (Definitions.)
C.R.S. 13-14.5-103 (Temporary extreme risk protection orders.)
C.R.S. 13-14.5-104 (Petition for extreme risk protection order.)
C.R.S. 13-14.5-105 (Hearings on petition-ground for order issuance.)
C.R.S. 13-14.5-106 (Service of protection orders.)
C.R.S. 13-14.5-107 (Termination or renewal of protection orders.)
C.R.S. 13-14.5-108 (Surrender of a firearm.)
C.R.S. 13-14.5-109 (Firearms-return-disposal.)
C.R.S. 13-14.5-110 (Reporting of extreme risk protection orders.)
C.R.S. 13-14.5-111 (Penalties.)
C.R.S. 13-14.5-112 (Other authority retained.)
C.R.S. 13-14.5-113 (Liability.)
C.R.S. 13-14.5-114 (Instructional and informational material-definition.)

C.R.S. 13-14.5-115 (Effect of previously issued orders.)

C.R.S. 13-14.5-116 (Severability.)

C.R.S. 18-1-1001 (Restraining order - criminal - against defendant.)