Colo. Rev. Stat. § 2-4-203

Current through 2020 Legislative Session
Section 2-4-203 - Ambiguous statutes - aids in construction
(1) If a statute is ambiguous, the court, in determining the intention of the general assembly, may consider among other matters:
(a) The object sought to be attained;
(b) The circumstances under which the statute was enacted;
(c) The legislative history, if any;
(d) The common law or former statutory provisions, including laws upon the same or similar subjects;
(e) The consequences of a particular construction;
(f) The administrative construction of the statute;
(g) The legislative declaration or purpose.

C.R.S. § 2-4-203

L. 73: R&RE, p. 1424, § 1. C.R.S. 1963: § 135-1-203.