please confirm that subsection I states tha I as a felon over 20 years of conviction can legally possess a weapon(bow) per the statute. Obviosly I cannot ever carry a firearm due to federal legislation but a bow does not fall into the definition of a firearm per federal code. 18-12-108. Possession
of weapons by previous offenders(1) A person commits the crime of possession of a weapon by a previous offender if the person knowingly possesses, uses, or carries upon his or her person a firearm as described in section 18-1-901 (3) (h) or any other weapon that is subject to the provisions of this article subsequent to the person's conviction for a felony, or subsequent to the person's conviction for attempt or conspiracy to commit a felony, under Colorado or any other state's law or under federal law.(2) (a) Except as otherwise provided by paragraphs (b) and (c) of this subsection (2), a person commits a class 6 felony if the person violates subsection (1) of this section.(b) A person commits a class 5 felony, as provided by section 18-12-102, if the person violates subsection (1) of this section and the weapon is a dangerous weapon, as defined in section 18-12-102 (1).(c) A person commits a class 5 felony if the person violates subsection (1) of this section and the person's previous conviction was for burglary, arson, or any felony involving the use of force or the use of a deadly weapon and the violation of subsection (1) of this section occurs as follows:(I) From the date of conviction to ten years after the date of conviction, if the person was not incarcerated; or
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Customer: I had a drug possession conviction class 1 felony at 18 years old. Never in trouble again and I am a CPA. In Colorado.
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