C.R.S. Section 35-57.8-103
Legislative declaration

  • Colorado horse development authority
  • creation


The general assembly hereby declares that it is in the public interest and welfare that owners of horses be authorized and encouraged to act jointly and in cooperation in stimulating, by research, education, advertising, and other methods, the promotion of the horse industry in the state. It is the intent and purpose of this article to authorize and provide a method and procedure for effectively correlating and encouraging the promotion of horses and the financing thereof pursuant to the powers of the general assembly as authorized by law. It is further declared that the horse has a long established relationship with the citizens of Colorado and therefore the state is affected with a public interest to ensure the continuation of a stable and expanding horse industry by establishing policies concerning horse promotion in this state and by educating the public concerning the health, care, and welfare of horses.


There is hereby created the Colorado horse development authority that is a body corporate and a political subdivision of the state. The authority is not an agency of state government and is not subject to administrative direction by any state agency except:


As provided in this article;


For purposes of the “Colorado Governmental Immunity Act”, article 10 of title 24, C.R.S.;


For purposes of inclusion in the risk management fund and the self-insured property fund and by the department of personnel pursuant to part 15 of article 30 of title 24, C.R.S.

Source: Section 35-57.8-103 — Legislative declaration - Colorado horse development authority - creation, https://leg.­colorado.­gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-35.­pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).

Green check means up to date. Up to date

Current through Fall 2024

§ 35-57.8-103’s source at colorado​.gov