Colorado Revised Statutes Title 19. Children's Code § 19-1-115.3. Missing children and youth from out-of-home placement--required reporting to law enforcement

If a child or youth for whom the department of human services or a county department of human or social services has legal custody pursuant to the provisions of this title is determined by the agency to be missing, the agency having legal custody of said child or youth shall report the disappearance immediately, and in no case later than twenty-four hours after learning of the disappearance, to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and to law enforcement.  Law enforcement authorities shall notify the Colorado bureau of investigation for transmission to the federal bureau of investigation for entry into the national crime information center database pursuant to section 16-2.7-103, C.R.S .  Notwithstanding the provisions of this section, the reporting requirements set forth for foster parents and out-of-home placement facilities in section 19-2-920 shall still apply.


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