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Second Regular Session
Sixty-first General Assembly
LLS NO. 980713.01 EBD
HOUSE BILL 981239
STATE OF COLORADO
BY REPRESENTATIVES Nichol and Allen.
TRANSPORTATION & ENERGY
A BILL FOR AN ACT
CONCERNING INCLUDING MOTORCYCLES IN THE DEFINITION
OF MOTOR VEHICLES FOR PURPOSES OF MOTOR VEHICLE WARRANTIES.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced
and does not necessarily reflect any amendments that may be subsequently
Includes motorcycles in the definition of motor vehicles
for purposes of motor vehicle warranties.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Colorado:
SECTION 1. 4210101 (2), Colorado Revised Statutes, is amended to read:
4210101. Definitions. As used in this article, unless the context otherwise requires:
(2) "Motor vehicle" means a
selfpropelled private passenger vehicle, including pickup
vans, AND MOTORCYCLES AS DEFINED IN SECTION 421102
(55), designed primarily for travel on the public highways and
used to carry not more than ten persons, which is sold to a consumer
in this state; except that the term does not include motor homes
as defined in section 421102 (57) or vehicles THAT
ARE NOT MOTORCYCLES AND ARE designed to travel on three or fewer
wheels in contact with the ground.
SECTION 2. Effective date applicability. (1) This act shall take effect at 12:01 a.m. on the day following the expiration of the ninetyday period after final adjournment of the general assembly that is allowed for submitting a referendum petition pursuant to article V, section 1 (3) of the state constitution; except that, if a referendum petition is filed against this act or an item, section, or part of this act within such period, then the act, item, section, or part, if approved by the people, shall take effect on the date of the official declaration of the vote thereon by proclamation of the governor.
(2) The provisions of this act shall apply to motorcycles purchased by a consumer on or after the applicable effective date of this act.