2022 Colorado Code
Title 6 - Consumer and Commercial Affairs
Article 7.5 - Water and Energy Efficiency Standards
§ 6-7.5-110. Penalties - Civil Action by Attorney General

Universal Citation: CO Code § 6-7.5-110 (2022)
  1. A person shall not sell or offer to sell any new consumer product that is required to meet a standard established in this article 7.5 but that the person knows does not meet that standard.
  2. Whenever the attorney general has probable cause to believe that any person or group of persons has violated or caused another to violate subsection (1) of this section, the attorney general may bring a civil action on behalf of the state to seek the imposition of civil penalties as follows:
    1. Any person who violates or causes another to violate subsection (1) of this section shall forfeit and pay to the general fund of this state a civil penalty of not more than two thousand dollars for each such violation. For purposes of this subsection (2)(a), a violation constitutes a separate violation with respect to each consumer or transaction involved; except that the maximum civil penalty shall not exceed five hundred thousand dollars for any related series of violations.
    2. Any person who violates or causes another to violate any provision of this article 7.5, where such violation was committed against an elderly person, shall forfeit and pay to the general fund of the state a civil penalty of not more than ten thousand dollars for each such violation. For purposes of this subsection (2)(b), a violation of this section constitutes a separate violation with respect to each elderly person involved.

Source: L. 2019: Entire article R&RE, (HB 19-1231), ch. 356, p. 3282, § 1, effective August 2.

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