How Can We Help You?
- For Approved Providers & Applicants
- For Individuals Convicted of or Adjudicated for Sexual Offenses
- For Supervision Officers, Agents & Case Managers
- For Victim Representatives
Important News from the SOMB
- Updates & Announcements
- SOMB Guidance to Approved Providers Regarding COVID-19
- Audit Compliance
- CDPS Statement on Legal Opinion Regarding Sex Offender Management Board Conflict of Interest Policies and Procedures
- Statement in response to Office of State Auditor audit of SOMB
- Approved Revisions
- SOMB Quarterly Minute
- Job Announcements
- Research & Reports
- Summer Annual Conference July 14-16, 2021
- Get Involved
Sunset Review Process
The Sex Offender Management Board began the Sunset Review process on May 12, 2021, at a legislative hearing before the House Judiciary. For more information regarding the Sunset Review process and recommendations, see the report.
This will be the first of several hearings at the Capital on the SOMB. All are welcome to attend and provide testimony.
For more information, please check the Colorado State Legislature's decisions related to the SOMB may impact the work that you do. Make sure that your voice is heard.
Overview of Sex Offender Management in Colorado
What Crimes Designate Someone as a Sex Offender?
16-11.7-102(2)(a) C.R.S. defines a sex offender as anyone who is convicted/adjudicated of the following:
- a sex offense
- any criminal offense if that person had been previously convicted of a sex offense in either Colorado or any other jurisdiction, or if the person has a history of sex offenses
- any criminal offense in Colorado with an underlying factual basis involving a sex offense
The term sex offender also includes a juvenile who has committed a sexual offense.
Sex offense is defined in 16-11.7-102(3)(a) C.R.S. and includes 25 different felony and misdemeanor sex offense crime types including: sexual contact involving minors, use of force/coercion, familial sexual contact, positions of trust, exploitation/trafficking/child prostitution, and use of the internet for a sex crime (luring and child sexual abuse images), among others.