Skip to main content
Colorado General AssemblyToggle Main Menu
Agency NameToggle Agency Menu
Issue Briefs

Regulation of Motor Vehicle Sales

Business & Economic Development
Transportation & Motor Vehicles

In the United States, one of the largest purchases a person makes besides a home is a motor vehicle.  To protect consumers and promote trust in the motor vehicle industry, states and the federal government regulate the manufacturing, safety, and sale of motor vehicles.  This issue brief discusses federal consumer protection laws, motor vehicle dealer regulations in Colorado, and Colorado franchise, Sunday closing, and so-called “lemon laws.”

COVID-19 Resources

Temporary Guidelines for Review and Comment Meetings

The House will meet in limited session on Thursday, April 2nd. The Senate adjourned. The Capitol will be open for the duration of the session for those with essential business related to the session. The building will not be available for public tours. People without essential business are encouraged to access the session through the General Assembly website and Colorado Channel.  Anybody with essential business related to the session will be required to practice appropriate social distancing measures.