SB 19-249

  • Colorado Senate Bill
  • 2019 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate May 01, 2019
  • Passed Senate May 01, 2019
  • Passed House May 02, 2019
  • Signed by Governor May 28, 2019

License Business Selling Its Used Motor Vehicles


Automotive sales - business disposal license - grounds for discipline - right of action for loss - appropriation. The act creates a business disposal license for a business to sell its used vehicles if the vehicle sales do not exceed 20% of the business's gross revenue. The vehicles must not be passenger vehicles. The act also authorizes the motor vehicle dealer board to deny, suspend, or revoke a business disposal license for the following: A material misstatement in an application; Violating several classes of laws dealing with motor vehicle sales and commerce; Having been convicted of certain crimes; Engaging in various types of fraudulent activities; Failing to perform a written agreement; Failing to make the required disclosures; Misleading or inaccurate advertising; Representing or selling as new a used motor vehicle; Selling a defective vehicle unless sold as a tow-away and not to be driven or selling, acquiring, or disposing of a stolen vehicle; Failing to notify a prospective buyer of the acceptance or rejection of a motor vehicle purchase order agreement within a reasonable period when on a finance sale or a consignment sale; Failing to maintain a place of business with a fixed address and full-time employees; and Failing to post a bond. A person has a right of action against a business disposer and the surety upon a disposer's bond if the disposer commits a fraudulent act or violates the laws governing motor vehicle dealers. To implement the act, $14,000 is appropriated from the auto dealers license fund to the department of revenue for use by the motor vehicle dealer licensing board. (Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.) Read More

Bill Sponsors (4)



May 28, 2019

Office of the Governor

Governor Signed

May 16, 2019

Office of the Governor

Sent to the Governor


Signed by the Speaker of the House


Signed by the President of the Senate

May 02, 2019


House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

May 01, 2019


House Second Reading Special Order - Passed - No Amendments


House Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole

  • Referral-Committee
  • Committee-Passage
Appropriations House Committee of the Whole


House Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Refer Unamended to Appropriations

  • Referral-Committee
Appropriations State, Veterans, & Military Affairs


Introduced In House - Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs

  • Introduction
State, Veterans, & Military Affairs


Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

Apr 30, 2019


Senate Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Committee, Floor

Apr 29, 2019


Senate Second Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments

Apr 26, 2019


Senate Committee on Appropriations Refer Amended to Senate Committee of the Whole

  • Referral-Committee
  • Committee-Passage
Senate Committee of the Whole Appropriations

Apr 24, 2019


Senate Committee on Business, Labor, & Technology Refer Amended to Appropriations

  • Referral-Committee
Appropriations Business, Labor, & Technology

Apr 17, 2019


Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Business, Labor, & Technology

  • Introduction
Business, Labor, & Technology

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Committee Amendment PDF
PA1 (04/24/2019) PDF
PA2 (04/26/2019) PDF
Introduced (04/17/2019) PDF
Engrossed (04/30/2019) PDF
Reengrossed (05/01/2019) PDF
Revised (05/01/2019) PDF
Rerevised (05/02/2019) PDF
Final Act (05/16/2019) PDF
Signed Act (05/28/2019) PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note SA1 (04/26/2019) PDF
Fiscal Note SA2 (05/01/2019) PDF
Fiscal Note FN1 (04/23/2019) PDF
Fiscal Note FN2 (04/25/2019) PDF
Fiscal Note FN3 (07/10/2019) PDF


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