2020 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 24 - Government - State
Article 31. Department of Law
Section 24-31-705. Colorado domestic violence fatality review board contracts - grants cash fund created.

(1) To fulfill its duties under this part 7 and subject to available money in the fund created in subsection (1)(e) of this section, the department and the review board may:

  1. Hire staff and contract with consultants with expertise in domestic violence fatalityreview;

  2. Contract with local entities;

  3. Expend money from the fund to pay the direct and indirect costs of implementingthis part 7;

  4. Expend money from the fund to reimburse local review teams for the direct andindirect costs of implementing this part 7;

  5. Seek, accept, and expend gifts, grants, and donations from private or public sourcesfor the purposes of establishing the review board and carrying out its duties. The department and the review board shall transmit any such gift, grant, or donation to the state treasurer, who shall credit the same to the Colorado domestic violence review board cash fund, which fund is hereby created. The money in the fund is appropriated annually to the fund by the general assembly for the direct and indirect costs associated with the implementation of this part 7. All money in the fund not expended for the purpose of this part 7 may be invested by the state treasurer as provided by law. All interest and income derived from the investment and deposit of money in the fund is credited to the fund. Any unexpended and unencumbered money remaining in the fund at the end of a fiscal year remains in the fund and may not be credited or transferred to the general fund or another fund.

  6. The review board and review teams are encouraged to apply for federal grants.

Source: L. 2017: Entire part added, (SB 17-126), ch. 400, p. 2088, § 2, effective August 9.

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