C.R.S. Section 11-110-109
Issuance of license


Upon the filing of an application, the commissioner shall investigate the applicant. The applicant shall pay for the cost of the investigation. If the board finds that the applicant is of good moral character and financially responsible and can comply with this article 110, the board shall approve the application and notify the applicant in writing that its approval expires six months after the approval date. Once the approved applicant has notified the board that he or she is prepared to commence operations in Colorado, posted the required bond, and paid the license fee, the board shall issue to the applicant a license to engage in the business of money transmission subject to this article 110.


No license shall be issued to an applicant, if a natural person, unless he or she is over twenty-one years of age; or if a partnership or syndicate, unless each of the partners is over twenty-one years of age; or if a joint stock association, common law trust, unincorporated company or association, or corporation, unless each of the officers, directors, trustees, or other managing officials is over twenty-one years of age.


If the board denies an application, the board shall, within thirty days thereafter, prepare and file in its office a written order of denial, which must contain the board’s findings and reasons supporting the denial and, within ten days after filing the order, the board shall notify the applicant and send him or her a copy of the order. The applicant may request a hearing by the board by submitting a written request to the board within sixty days after receiving notice as specified in section 24-4-104 (9) and if so requested the board shall hold a hearing as specified in section 24-4-105.


A license shall not be issued to an applicant if an owner, principal shareholder, principal member, director, trustee, officer, or other managing official:


Submitted a license application under this article 110 that was false or misleading as a result of an untrue statement of a material fact or an omission to state a material fact unless the applicant did not know, and in the exercise of reasonable care should not have known, of the untruth or omission;


Willfully violated or willfully failed to comply with this article 110 or a rule promulgated or order issued under this article 110;


Within the past ten years, entered a plea of guilty or nolo contendere to, or was convicted of, a felony or misdemeanor involving a breach of fiduciary duty or fraud; or


Is subject to a temporary or permanent injunction for violating a state or federal law regulating the financial services industry, including, but not limited to, federal provisions regarding money laundering, record keeping, and registration.

Source: Section 11-110-109 — Issuance of license, https://leg.­colorado.­gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-11.­pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).

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