C.R.S. Section 35-57.5-102
Legislative declaration


It is hereby declared to be in the interest of the public welfare that owners of sheep be authorized and encouraged to act jointly and in cooperation in promoting and stimulating, by research, education, advertising, and other methods, the increased and efficient production, distribution, use, and sale of sheep and sheep products. It is the intent and purpose of this article to authorize and provide a method and procedure for effectively correlating and encouraging the advancement of the sheep industry and the financing thereof pursuant to the powers of the general assembly as authorized by law. It is further declared that the sheep industry of this state is affected with a public interest in that the stabilization, maintenance, and expansion of the sheep industry of Colorado and of the state, nationwide, and foreign markets for its products are necessary to assure the consuming public an adequate supply of foods which are indispensable in a proper human diet and an adequate supply of animal fiber; to protect, for the state and its political subdivisions, a necessary source of tax revenue; to provide and maintain an adequate standard of living for a great segment of the population of this state; to maintain proper wage scales for those engaged in the sheep industry; and to maintain existing employment.


The purpose of this article is to enable the sheep industry to effectively correlate and encourage the advancement and improvement of its commodities.

Source: Section 35-57.5-102 — Legislative declaration, https://leg.­colorado.­gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-35.­pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).

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Current through Fall 2024

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