2022 Colorado Code
Title 10 - Insurance
Article 4 - Property and Casualty Insurance
Part 6 - Automobile Insurance Policy - Regulations
§ 10-4-626. Prohibited Reasons for Nonrenewal or Refusal to Write Policy of Automobile Insurance Applicable to This Part 6

Universal Citation: CO Code § 10-4-626 (2022)
  1. An insurer authorized to transact or transacting business in this state shall not refuse to write or refuse to renew a policy of insurance affording the coverage required by section 10-4-620 solely because of the age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, residence, marital status, or lawful occupation, including the military service, of anyone who is or seeks to become insured or solely because another insurer has canceled a policy or refused to write or renew such policy. The commissioner shall administer and enforce this subsection (1).
  2. Nothing in this section shall be construed to prohibit an insurance company authorized to transact or transacting business in this state from issuing policies of insurance affording the coverage required by operation of section 10-4-620 solely to a specialty market authorized by the commissioner.

Source: L. 2003: Entire section added, p. 1563, § 3, effective July 1. L. 2008: (1) amended, p. 1599, § 13, effective May 29. L. 2021: (1) amended, (HB 21-1108), ch. 156, p. 890, § 15, effective September 7.

Editor's note: This section was originally numbered as § 10-4-623 in House Bill 03-1188 but has been renumbered on revision for ease of location.

Cross references: For the legislative declaration contained in the 2008 act amending subsection (1), see section 1 of chapter 341, Session Laws of Colorado 2008. For the legislative declaration in HB 21-1108, see section 1 of chapter 156, Session Laws of Colorado 2021.

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