2016 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 12 - Professions and Occupations
General - Continued
Article 55.5 - Outfitters and Guides
§ 12-55.5-104. Powers and duties of the director

CO Rev Stat ยง 12-55.5-104 (2016) What's This?

(1) In addition to all other powers and duties conferred or imposed upon the director by this article or by any other law, the director:

(a) May promulgate rules under section 24-4-103, C.R.S., to govern the registration of outfitters and to carry out the purposes of this article;

(b) (I) May administer oaths, take affirmations of witnesses, and issue subpoenas to compel the attendance of witnesses and the production of all relevant papers, books, records, documentary evidence, and materials in any hearing, investigation, accusation, or other matter coming before the director. The director may appoint an administrative law judge pursuant to part 10 of article 30 of title 24, C.R.S., to perform the functions of this subparagraph (I) and to take evidence and to make findings and report them to the director.

(II) Upon failure of any witness to comply with such subpoena or process, the district court of the county in which the subpoenaed person or registrant resides or conducts business, upon application by the director with notice to the subpoenaed person or registrant, may issue to the person or registrant an order requiring that person or registrant to appear before the director; to produce the relevant papers, books, records, documentary evidence, or materials if so ordered; or to give evidence relevant to the matter under investigation or in question. Failure to obey the order of the court may be punished by the court as a contempt of court.

(c) Is authorized to apply for injunctive relief, in the manner provided by the Colorado rules of civil procedure, to enforce the provisions of this article or to restrain any violation thereof. In such proceedings, it shall not be necessary to allege or prove either that an adequate remedy at law does not exist or that substantial or irreparable damage would result from the continued violation thereof.

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