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Court To Collect And Transfer Costs Of DUI Tests

Concerning requiring courts to collect money from DUI offenders for the purpose of reimbursing law enforcement agencies for the cost of performing chemical tests.
2016 Regular Session
Courts & Judicial
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Bill Summary

Upon a motion by a prosecuting attorney and at the discretion of the court, a convicted DUI defendant may be required to reimburse a law enforcement agency for any costs resulting from the collection and analysis of any chemical test upon the defendant. The act requires the court to collect such costs from the defendant and transfer them to the law enforcement agency if the law enforcement agency is not the Colorado state patrol.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. J. Ginal
Sen. L. Crowder



Rep. C. Duran, Rep. R. Fields, Rep. D. Primavera, Rep. D. Young
Sen. B. Cadman

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