C.R.S. Section 33-10.5-102

As used in this article 10.5, unless the context otherwise requires:


“Aquatic nuisance species” means exotic or nonnative aquatic wildlife or any plant species that have been determined by the commission to pose a significant threat to the aquatic resources or water infrastructure of the state.


“Authorized agent” means any person, employee, or representative of local, state, or federal government or any subdivision of the government that is authorized by the government or governmental subdivision to temporarily stop, detain, and inspect a conveyance for aquatic nuisance species.




“Conveyance” means a motor vehicle, vessel, trailer, or any associated equipment or containers, including, but not limited to, live wells, ballast tanks, and bilge areas that may contain or carry an aquatic nuisance species.


“Decontaminate” means to wash, drain, dry, or chemically or thermally treat a conveyance in accordance with rules promulgated by the commission in order to remove or destroy an aquatic nuisance species.


“Division” means the division of parks and wildlife created in section 33-9-104.


“Equipment” means an article, tool, implement, or device capable of containing or transporting water.


“Inspect” means to examine a conveyance pursuant to procedures established by the commission by rule in order to determine whether an aquatic nuisance species is present, and includes examining, draining, or chemically treating water in the conveyance.


“Motorboat” has the same meaning as set forth in section 33-13-102 (1).


“Qualified peace officer” means a Colorado wildlife officer, special parks officer, or special wildlife officer; a parks and recreation officer; a peace officer in the department of public safety; and a peace officer with jurisdiction over any waters of the state.


“Sailboat” has the same meaning as set forth in section 33-13-102 (4).

Source: Section 33-10.5-102 — Definitions, https://leg.­colorado.­gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-33.­pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).

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