2016 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 42 - Vehicles and Traffic
Motor Vehicle Repairs
Article 9 - Motor Vehicle Repair Act
§ 42-9-112. Criminal penalties

CO Rev Stat § 42-9-112 (2016) What's This?

(1) Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, any motor vehicle repair facility or any employee of such facility that fails to provide a completed written or oral estimate as required under section 42-9-104 (2), or an invoice as required under section 42-9-108, is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine of not less than five hundred dollars nor more than two thousand dollars per violation. No portion of the minimum fine for repeat offenders shall be suspended.

(2) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (4) of this section, any motor vehicle repair facility or any employee of such facility who violates section 42-9-111 is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine of not less than five hundred dollars nor more than one thousand dollars per violation. No portion of the minimum fine for repeat offenders shall be suspended.

(2.5) Any motor vehicle repair facility or any employee of such facility who violates any provision of this article other than the provisions for which penalties are provided in subsections (1), (2), and (4) of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine of five hundred dollars per violation.

(2.7) A violation of this article shall also constitute a deceptive trade practice in violation of the "Colorado Consumer Protection Act", article 1 of title 6, C.R.S., and shall subject the motor vehicle repair facility or any employee of such facility to the remedies or penalties contained in article 1 of title 6.

(3) (Deleted by amendment, L. 97, p. 863, § 11, effective May 21, 1997.)

(4) Any motor vehicle repair facility or any employee of such facility who violates the provisions of section 42-9-111 (1) (j) is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine of not less than two thousand five hundred dollars and not more than five thousand dollars per violation, or imprisonment in the county jail for up to one year, or both.

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