2016 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 12 - Professions and Occupations
General - Continued
Article 55.5 - Outfitters and Guides
§ 12-55.5-107. Penalties - distribution of fines

CO Rev Stat § 12-55.5-107 (2016) What's This?

(1) Any person who violates the provisions of this article or the rules of the director promulgated under this article may be penalized by the director upon a finding of a violation subject to article 4 of title 24, C.R.S., as follows:

(a) In the first administrative proceeding against any person, a fine of not less than one hundred dollars but not more than five hundred dollars per violation;

(b) In any subsequent administrative proceeding against any person for transactions occurring after a final agency action determining that a violation of this article has occurred, a fine of not less than one thousand dollars but not more than two thousand dollars per violation;

(c) In an administrative proceeding against a person for a violation of section 12-55.5-103 (1), a fine of not less than one thousand dollars but not more than five thousand dollars per violation.

(1.5) Repealed.

(2) In addition to the penalties provided in subsection (1) of this section, the director, upon a finding of a violation, may deny, suspend, revoke, or place on probation an outfitter's registration or take other disciplinary action as provided in section 12-55.5-106 (3).

(3) A person who engages in activities as an outfitter shall maintain all applicable documents, records, and other items, for the current year and the preceding four years at the address listed on the registration, required to be maintained by this article or by the rules of the director when requested to do so by the director or a peace officer. A registrant who refuses to permit the inspection of documents, records, or items is guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punished by a fine of one hundred dollars.

(4) (Deleted by amendment, L. 93, p. 1491, § 5, effective July 1, 1993.)

(5) All fines collected pursuant to this article shall be distributed as follows:

(a) Fifty percent divided by the court between any federal, state, or local law enforcement agency assisting with an investigation;

(b) Fifty percent to the division for the cost of administering this article.

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