First Regular Session
Sixty-first General Assembly
LLS NO. 970735.01D DHG
HOUSE BILL 971331
STATE OF COLORADO
BY REPRESENTATIVE Entz;
also SENATOR Ament.
A BILL FOR AN ACT
CONCERNING AN INCREASE IN THE ALLOWABLE FEES CHARGED
BY THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOR METROLOGY CERTIFICATION.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced
and does not necessarily reflect any amendments which may be subsequently
Eliminates the existing cap of $20 per hour for laboratory
services performed by the department of agriculture for metrology
certification. Directs the commissioner of agriculture to set
the fees for such services annually at a rate designed to recover
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Colorado:
SECTION 1. 3514128 (2), Colorado Revised Statutes, 1995 Repl. Vol., is amended to read:
3514128. Laboratory approval
service condemnation. (2) The
laboratory may require that specified standards submitted for
calibration be cleaned or sanded, scraped, and painted before
submission. Precision weights, volume, and length standards shall
be cleaned and dried before submission.
fee for any metrology service shall not exceed twenty dollars
per hour. The commissioner shall
set the fee FOR METROLOGY SERVICES annually at a rate not
to exceed DESIGNED TO RECOVER actual
costs. When metrology services are to be performed outside the
laboratory, the laboratory shall be reimbursed for travel and
time at the same rates for special tests set forth in section
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.