2017 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 38 - Property - Real and Personal
Real Property
Article 35 - Conveyancing and Recording
Part 1 - General Provisions
§ 38-35-109.5. Recording of instruments conveying real property to public entities

(1) Any instrument, including, but not limited to, a resolution, ordinance, deed, conveyance document, plat, or survey, conveying the title of real property to the state or a political subdivision shall be recorded in the office of the clerk and recorder of the county in which such real property is situated within thirty days of such conveyance. If the state or a political subdivision fails to record such instrument pursuant to this section, the state or political subdivision shall be liable for the amount of interest incurred by the county pursuant to the provisions of section 39-12-111, C.R.S., due to such failure to record.

(2) For purposes of satisfying the recording requirement in subsection (1) of this section, the executive director of the appropriate state department or his or her designee shall record any instrument conveying the title of real property to the state, and a political subdivision shall designate an appropriate official or officials who shall record any instrument conveying the title of real property to the political subdivision.

(3) For purposes of this section, "political subdivision" means a county, city and county, city, town, service authority, school district, local improvement district, law enforcement authority, water, sanitation, fire protection, metropolitan, irrigation, drainage, or other special district or any other kind of municipal, quasi-municipal, or public corporation organized pursuant to law.

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