C.R.S. Section 35-42-115
Dangerous dog registry

  • created
  • cash fund


The bureau shall establish a statewide dangerous dog registry consisting of a database of information concerning microchip types and placement by veterinarians and licensed shelters in dangerous dogs pursuant to the provisions of section 18-9-204.5 (3)(e.5), C.R.S. The commissioner may promulgate such rules as may be necessary for the implementation of this section.


A veterinarian or licensed shelter that implants a microchip pursuant to the provisions of section 18-9-204.5 (3)(e.5)(III), C.R.S., shall provide to the bureau a veterinary record of the microchip. The bureau shall maintain each veterinary record provided in a registry on a statewide database.


Each person who is ordered to identify his or her dangerous dog through microchip implantation shall pay to the bureau a nonrefundable dangerous dog microchip license fee of fifty dollars, as required in section 18-9-204.5 (3)(e.5)(IV), C.R.S. The bureau shall transmit all fees collected pursuant to this subsection (3) to the state treasurer who shall credit the same to the dangerous dog microchip licensure cash fund, referred to in this section as the “fund”, which fund is hereby created. The moneys in the fund shall be subject to annual appropriation by the general assembly to the bureau for the costs incurred in implementing this section. The state treasurer may invest any moneys in the fund not expended for the purpose of this section as provided by law. All interest and income derived from the investment and deposit of moneys in the fund shall be credited to the fund. Any unexpended and unencumbered moneys remaining in the fund at the end of a fiscal year shall remain in the fund and shall not be credited or transferred to the general fund or another fund.

Source: Section 35-42-115 — Dangerous dog registry - created - cash fund, https://leg.­colorado.­gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-35.­pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).

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