2022 Colorado Code
Title 42 - Vehicles and Traffic
Article 9 - Motor Vehicle Repair Act
§ 42-9-108. Invoice

Universal Citation: CO Code § 42-9-108 (2022)
  1. All repairs done by a motor vehicle repair facility shall be recorded on a customer's invoice. A legible copy of the customer's invoice shall be given to the customer when the motor vehicle is returned to the customer. The original or a legible copy of the customer's invoice shall be retained for at least three years by the motor vehicle repair facility.
  2. The customer's invoice shall include the following:
    1. The name and address of the customer;
    2. The year, make, odometer reading on the date the motor vehicle was brought in for repairs, and license number of the motor vehicle;
    3. The date the motor vehicle was received for repairs;
    4. An itemization of each part added to or replaced in the motor vehicle; a description of each part by name and identifying number; clear identification of which parts are used, reconditioned, or rebuilt; and the charges levied for each part added or replaced;
    5. The amount charged for labor, the full name or employee number of each mechanic or repairer who in whole or in part performed repairs, and the identification of the specific stage of repair for which each mechanic or repairer named was partially or wholly responsible;
    6. An itemized statement of all additional charges, including storage, service and handling, and taxes;
    7. An identification of any repairs subcontracted to another repair facility;
    8. The legible initials of the person filling out any portion of the invoice not specified in this subsection (2); and
    9. A copy of any warranty issued by the motor vehicle repair facility setting forth the terms and conditions of such warranty.
  3. Itemization of a particular part is not required on the customer's invoice if no charge is levied for that part.
  4. Miscellaneous designations such as "shop supplies", "paint and paint supplies", and "shop materials" may be used on the customer's invoice.
  5. Designation of mechanics, repairers, parts, or labor is not required on the customer's invoice if the customer has been given a flat-rate price, if such repairs are customarily done and billed on a flat-rate price basis and agreed upon by the customer, and if such flat rates are conspicuously posted by the motor vehicle repair garage or otherwise made available to the customer prior to rendering the estimate.

Source: L. 94: Entire title amended with relocations, p. 2504, § 1, effective January 1, 1995. L. 97: (1), (2)(g), and (2)(h) amended and (2)(i) added, p. 862, § 6, effective May 21.

Editor's note: This section is similar to former § 42-11-105 as it existed prior to 1994.

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