HB 17-1159

  • Colorado House Bill
  • 2017 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Feb 06, 2017
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Remedies For Forcible Entry And Detainer


The bill adds to the current descriptions of forcible detainer the act of a person preventing an owner from access to or possession of property by locking or changing the lock on the property. The bill creates a procedure for the plaintiff to seek a temporary, mandatory injunction giving the plaintiff possession of the property if a complaint for forcible entry or detainer is filed. The procedure requires the plaintiff to store any personal property found on the property but allows the plaintiff to recover the costs of the storage. The bill establishes as new crimes related to forcible entry and detainer the crimes of unlawful occupancy and unlawful reentry. (Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Bill Sponsors (2)



Apr 27, 2017

Colorado General Assembly

House Committee on Judiciary Postpone Indefinitely


Feb 06, 2017

Colorado General Assembly

Introduced In House - Assigned to Judiciary + Appropriations

  • Introduction
Judiciary Appropriations

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Committee Amendment PDF
Introduced (02/06/2017) PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note FN1 (02/09/2017) PDF
Fiscal Note FN2 (06/15/2017) PDF


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