C.R.S. Section 35-21-107.5
Civil penalties


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The commissioner may impose a civil penalty on any person who violates this part 1 or any rule adopted under this part 1. The penalty must not exceed seven hundred fifty dollars per day per violation.


Before imposing a civil penalty, the commissioner may consider the effect of such penalty on the ability of the violator to stay in business.


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The commissioner shall not impose a civil penalty unless the person charged is given notice and an opportunity for a hearing pursuant to article 4 of title 24, C.R.S.


Upon a finding that the commissioner did not have probable cause to impose a civil penalty, the person charged may recover from the department such person’s costs and attorney fees.


If the commissioner is unable to collect a civil penalty or if any person fails to pay all or any portion of a civil penalty imposed pursuant to this section, the commissioner may recover the amount of the penalty, plus costs and attorney fees, by action in a court of competent jurisdiction.


The commissioner shall transmit civil penalties collected under this section to the state treasurer, who shall credit the money to the general fund.

Source: Section 35-21-107.5 — Civil penalties, https://leg.­colorado.­gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-35.­pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).

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