Colorado Revised Statutes Title 13 Courts and Court Procedure § 13-80-103 General limitation of actions--one year

(1) The following civil actions, regardless of the theory upon which suit is brought, or against whom suit is brought, shall be commenced within one year after the cause of action accrues, and not thereafter:

(a) The following tort actions:  Assault, battery, false imprisonment, false arrest, libel, and slander;

(b) All actions for escape of prisoners;

(c) All actions against sheriffs, coroners, police officers, firefighters, national guardsmen, or any other law enforcement authority;

(d) All actions for any penalty or forfeiture of any penal statutes;

(e) All actions under the “Motor Vehicle Repair Act of 1977”, article 9 of title 42, C.R.S.;

(f) Repealed by Laws 2000, Ch. 2, § 5, effective July 1, 2001.

(h) All actions against a person alleging liability for a penalty for commission of a class A or a class B traffic infraction, as defined in section 42-4-1701, C.R.S .


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