2021 Colorado Code
Title 42 - Vehicles and Traffic
Article 13 - Disposition of Personal Property
§ 42-13-101. Scope and Effect of Article - Exception to Provisions

Universal Citation: CO Code § 42-13-101 (2021)

This article shall apply to all personal property acquired or held by a law enforcement agency in the course of motor vehicle law enforcement or related highway duties and under circumstances supporting a reasonable belief that such property was abandoned, lost, stolen, or otherwise illegally possessed, including property left in abandoned vehicles or at vehicle accident locations, unclaimed property obtained by a search and seizure, and unclaimed property used as evidence in any criminal trial, except for such other personal property as shall be disposed of in a different manner in accordance with other Colorado statutes.

History. Source: L. 94: Entire title amended with relocations, p. 2513, § 1, effective January 1, 1995.


Editor's note:

This title was numbered as numerous articles within chapter 13, C.R.S. 1963. The provisions of this title were amended with relocations in 1994, effective January 1, 1995, resulting in the addition, relocation, and elimination of sections as well as subject matter. For amendments to this title prior to 1994, consult the Colorado statutory research explanatory note and the table itemizing the replacement volumes and supplements to the original volume of C.R.S. 1973 beginning on page vii in the front of this volume. Former C.R.S. section numbers are shown in editor's notes following those sections that were relocated. For a detailed comparison of this title, see the comparative tables located in the back of the index.

Cross references:

For the provisions providing for the manufacture of license plates and highway signs by state correctional facilities, see article 24 of title 17; for registration and use of snowmobiles, see article 14 of title 33; for the regulation of commercial driving schools, see article 2 of this title; for provisions relating to highway safety, see article 5 of title 43; for licensing and regulation of automobile dealers, see part 1 of article 20 of title 44; for the antimonopoly financing law, see part 2 of article 20 of title 44; for the Sunday closing law, see part 3 of article 20 of title 44.

Editor's note:

This section is similar to former § 42-16-101 as it existed prior to 1994, and the former § 42-13-101 was relocated to § 42-11-101 .


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