2017 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 25 - Public Health and Environment
Vital Statistics
Article 2 - Vital Statistics
§ 25-2-107. Reports of adoption, dissolution of marriage, parentage, and other court proceedings affecting vital statistics - tax on court action affecting vital statistics

(1) The clerk of each court or, for parentage proceedings, the clerk of the court or a delegate child support enforcement unit shall prepare a report containing such information and using such form as may be prescribed and furnished by the state registrar with respect to every decree entered by the court with respect to parentage, legitimacy, adoption, change of name, dissolution of marriage, legal separation, or declaration of invalidity of marriage and every decree amending or nullifying such a decree and also with respect to every decree entered pursuant to section 25-2-114. On or before the tenth day of each month, or more frequently if so requested by the state registrar, such clerk shall forward to the state registrar the reports for all such decrees entered during the preceding period.

(2) In order to help defray the maintenance of vital statistics records, there shall be levied, in addition to the tax levied under section 2-5-119, C.R.S., a tax of three dollars upon each action with respect to parentage, legitimacy, adoption, change of name, dissolution of marriage, legal separation, or declaration of invalidity of marriage that is filed in the office of each clerk of a court of record in this state on or after July 1, 1985. The tax shall be paid at the time of the filing of such action, and the clerk shall keep such tax in a separate fund and shall transmit such tax monthly to the state treasurer, who shall credit the same to the vital statistics records cash fund pursuant to section 25-2-121. A delegate child support enforcement unit acting pursuant to article 13 of title 26, C.R.S., shall be exempt from paying the tax authorized in this subsection (2).

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