Colorado Rights of Crime Victims, Referendum A (1992)

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Colorado Referendum A (1992) was a measure regarding the rights of crime victims. This ballot measure was referred to the ballot by the Colorado General Assembly. It passed with 80.2% of voters in favor.

Text of measure

The proposed amendment to the Colorado Constitution would:

- provide that a person who is the victim of a crime -- or the person's designee, legal guardian, or surviving immediate family members, if the victim is deceased -- shall have the right to be heard when relevant and to be informed of and present at all critical stages in the criminal justice process; and

- direct the General Assembly to define all terms used in the proposal, including the term "critical stages." [1]

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