2021 Colorado Code
Title 42 - Vehicles and Traffic
Article 13 - Disposition of Personal Property
§ 42-13-102. Return of Property

Universal Citation: CO Code § 42-13-102 (2021)

Any personal property of the type described in section 42-13-101 and believed to be abandoned, lost, stolen, or otherwise illegally possessed shall be retained in custody by the sheriff, chief of police, or chief of the Colorado state patrol or by a designated representative within the law enforcement agency, who shall make reasonable inquiry and effort to identify and notify the owner or person entitled to possession thereof and shall return the property after such owner or person provides reasonable and satisfactory proof of ownership or right to possession and reimburses the law enforcement agency for all reasonable expenses of such custody and handling.

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


Editor's note:

This section is similar to former § 42-16-102 as it existed prior to 1994, and the former § 42-13-102 was relocated to § 42-11-102 .


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