2016 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 42 - Vehicles and Traffic
Taxation
Article 3 - Registration, Taxation, and License Plates
Part 3 - Fees and Cash Funds
§ 42-3-314. Military deployment

CO Rev Stat ยง 42-3-314 (2016) What's This?

(1) Motor vehicle fees exempted. If the owner is a member of the United States armed forces and has orders to serve outside the United States, the owner may exempt the Class C personal property or Class B personal property under sixteen thousand pounds empty weight from the registration fees imposed under this part 3 during the time the owner is serving. If the owner serves less than one year outside the United States, the fees are exempt for the portion of the year that the owner served outside the United States, prorated according to the number of months the owner was in the United States.

(2) Qualifications. In order for a motor vehicle to qualify for the exemption from registration fees under this section, the owner must:

(a) Show the department military orders to serve outside the United States or any evidence acceptable to the department that the owner served outside the United States; and

(b) File a signed affidavit that the motor vehicle will not be operated on a highway during the exemption period.

(3) If a person has already paid the normal fees under this part 3 for a motor vehicle that is eligible for an exemption under this section, the department shall credit the person the exempted portion of the fee amount towards the person's fees for succeeding years.

(4) Violations. A person shall not operate the motor vehicle during the time covered by the affidavit filed under subsection (2) of this section. A violation of this section is a class B traffic infraction.

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