A proposal to repeal the crime of adultery from Colorado’s books has been signed into law.
The crime of adultery could soon be struck from Colorado’s law books after the state Senate approved the bill and sent it to the governor.
The crime of adultery is closer to coming off Colorado’s law books after a vote Wednesday in the state Senate.
A bill to erase the crime of adultery from Colorado’s law books got approval from House Democrats who say it’s an antiquated measure that’s rarely enforced and opens the door for invasion of privacy.
Lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee voted 8-3 on Thursday to move forward with the bill, which would also repeal the related crime of contributing to “sexual immorality” by providing a place, such as a hotel room, for unmarried people to have sex.
Colorado is a step closer to repealing an unenforced state law making adultery a crime.
Colorado lawmakers have taken a step toward repealing laws that make adultery illegal.