First Regular Session
Sixty-first General Assembly
LLS NO. 970343.01 DHG
HOUSE BILL 971068
STATE OF COLORADO
BY REPRESENTATIVE Taylor;
also SENATOR Ament.
& NATURAL RESOURCES
A BILL FOR AN ACT
CONCERNING THE INCLUSION OF ADDITIONAL SPECIES UNDER
THE "ALTERNATIVE LIVESTOCK ACT".
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced
and does not necessarily reflect any amendments which may be subsequently
Adds mule deer to the definition of "alternative
livestock" (which now includes elk and fallow deer), which
may be raised in captivity under the regulatory authority of the
department of agriculture.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Colorado:
SECTION 1. 3541.5102 (1), Colorado Revised Statutes, 1995 Repl. Vol., is amended to read:
3541.5102. Definitions. As used in this article, unless the context otherwise requires:
(1) "Alternative livestock"
means any domesticated elk,
fallow deer, OR MULE DEER as such are classified as alternative
livestock pursuant to this article. Alternative livestock shall
not be considered wildlife for purposes of this article.
SECTION 2. Safety clause. The general assembly hereby finds, determines, and declares that this act is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, and safety.