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Second Regular Session
Sixty-first General Assembly
LLS NO. 980531.01D JJC
HOUSE BILL 981201
STATE OF COLORADO
BY REPRESENTATIVES Kaufman, Bacon, S. Johnson, and Tool;
also SENATORS Matsunaka and Reeves.
A BILL FOR AN ACT
CONCERNING ADDITION OF A COUNTY JUDGE IN LARIMER
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced
and does not necessarily reflect any amendments that may be subsequently
Increases the number of county judges in Larimer
county from 3 to 4.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Colorado:
SECTION 1. 136202, Colorado Revised Statutes, is amended to read:
136202. Number of judges.
In each county there shall be one county judge; except that,
in the county of El Paso, there shall be eight county judges,
in the county of Arapahoe, there shall be seven county judges,
in each of the counties of Adams and Jefferson, there shall be
six county judges, in
EACH OF THE COUNTIES of Boulder AND LARIMER, there shall be four
county judges, in each of the counties of Larimer,
Pueblo and Weld, there shall be three county judges, in each of
the counties of Douglas and Mesa, there shall be two county judges,
and, in the city and county of Denver, there shall be the number
of county judges provided by the charter and ordinances thereof.
One of the county judges in Boulder county shall maintain a courtroom
in the city of Longmont at least three days per week. The judge
of the Eagle county court shall conduct court business in that
portion of Eagle county lying in the Roaring Fork river drainage
area in a manner sufficient to deal with the business before the
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.