Colorado Revised Statutes Title 18. Criminal Code § 18-3.5-101. Definitions

As used in this article, unless the context otherwise requires:

(1) “Consent” has the same meaning as provided in section 18-1-505 .

(2) “Intentionally” or “with intent” has the same meaning as provided in section 18-1-501 .

(3) “Knowingly” has the same meaning as provided in section 18-1-501 .

(4) “Pregnancy”, for purposes of this article only and notwithstanding any other definition or use to the contrary, means the presence of an implanted human embryo or fetus within the uterus of a woman.

(5) “Recklessly” shall have the same meaning as provided in section 18-1-501 .

(6) “Unlawful termination of pregnancy” means the termination of a pregnancy by any means other than birth or a medical procedure, instrument, agent, or drug, for which the consent of the pregnant woman, or a person authorized by law to act on her behalf, has been obtained, or for which the pregnant woman's consent is implied by law.


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