(1) An applicant for registration as a professional cash-bail agent shall supply the
following information to the division:
(a) Whether the applicant during the last ten years has been convicted of a felony,
entered a guilty plea to a felony, accepted a plea of nolo contendere to a felony,
or engaged in or committed an act that violates this article, a rule promulgated under
this article, or any act that would violate this article or a rule promulgated under
this article if it had been committed in Colorado; and
(b) Any other information required by this article or by the division, including a
full-face photograph, for which the applicant shall pay the actual costs if a photograph
(2)(a) Prior to submission of an application pursuant to this article 23, each applicant
shall have his or her fingerprints taken by a local law enforcement agency or any
third party approved by the Colorado bureau of investigation to obtain a fingerprint-based
criminal history record check. If a third party takes the person's fingerprints, the fingerprints may be electronically
captured using Colorado bureau of investigation-approved livescan equipment. Third-party vendors shall not keep the applicant information for more than thirty
days unless requested to do so by the applicant. The applicant is required to submit payment by certified check or money order for
the fingerprints and for the actual costs of the record check when the fingerprints
are submitted to the Colorado bureau of investigation. Upon receipt of fingerprints and receipt of the payment for costs, the Colorado
bureau of investigation shall conduct a state and national fingerprint-based criminal
history record check utilizing records of the Colorado bureau of investigation and
the federal bureau of investigation.
(b) When the results of a fingerprint-based criminal history record check of an applicant
performed pursuant to this subsection (2) reveal a record of arrest without a disposition,
the division shall require that applicant to submit to a name-based criminal history
record check, as defined in section 22-2-119.3(6)(d).
(3) To qualify as a professional agent, the applicant must have been licensed as an
insurance producer who furnishes bail in Colorado for four years before applying for
registration as a professional cash-bail agent.
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