Colo. Rev. Stat. § 30-2-108

Current through Chapter 123 of the 2024 Legislative Session
Section 30-2-108 - Coroner - compensation - mileage
(1)
(a) Repealed.
(b) In counties of every class, the coroner shall be reimbursed for such mileage as shall be determined by resolution of the board of county commissioners of the county or as provided by the charter of a home rule county, within the limits provided under section 30-11-107(1)(t), for each mile actually and necessarily traveled in going to and returning from the place of investigation or the place of inquest, which reimbursement shall be paid out of the county treasury.
(c) In counties of every class, the board of county commissioners shall provide for reimbursement to coroners for expenses related to travel by the coroner for the purpose of testifying as a witness or acting in any other official capacity with respect to any legal proceeding involving a death investigated by that coroner. Such reimbursement may include a mileage allowance for each mile actually and necessarily traveled in an amount determined by the board within the limits provided under section 30-11-107(1)(t) and actual and necessary lodging, subsistence, and incidental expenses as determined by the board. Such reimbursement shall be paid out of the county treasury.
(d) In counties of every class, the board of county commissioners may provide for additional compensation to be paid to any coroner who performs a post-mortem examination of the body of a deceased person pursuant to section 30-10-606(2), which compensation shall be paid out of the county treasury.
(2) In addition to the fees provided in subsection (1) of this section, the coroner shall receive the same fees for summoning jurors and witnesses, and swearing jurors and witnesses, as are now allowed by law for like service. For all services performed in place of the sheriff, the coroner shall receive the same fees as are allowed to the sheriff for like service.

C.R.S. § 30-2-108

L. 1891: p. 214, § 9. R.S. 08: § 2577. L. 15: p. 238, § 1. C.L. § 7935. CSA: C. 66, § 85. CRS 53: § 56-2-17. C.R.S. 1963: § 56-2-17. L. 70: p. 195, § 2. L. 73: p. 627, § 2. L. 78: (1) amended, p. 444, § 7, effective March 3. L. 80: (1) amended, p. 656, § 6, effective July 1. L. 81: (1) amended, p. 1425, § 2, effective May 6. L. 89: (1) amended, p. 1275, § 1, effective April 18. L. 2002: (1) amended, p. 365, § 2, effective August 7. L. 2006: (1)(a) repealed, p. 450, § 5, effective August 7.