Colorado Revised Statutes Title 18. Criminal Code § 18-1-502. Requirements for criminal liability in general and for offenses of strict liability and of mental culpability

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The minimum requirement for criminal liability is the performance by a person of conduct which includes a voluntary act or the omission to perform an act which he is physically capable of performing.  If that conduct is all that is required for commission of a particular offense, or if an offense or some material element thereof does not require a culpable mental state on the part of the actor, the offense is one of “strict liability”.  If a culpable mental state on the part of the actor is required with respect to any material element of an offense, the offense is one of “mental culpability”.

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