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13-74-110. Procedural matters.


Procedural matters not specifically addressed by the provisions of this article shall be governed by the provisions of article 72 of this title and other applicable Colorado statutes and by the Colorado rules of criminal procedure relating to grand juries.


Source: L. 89: Entire section added, p. 779, 6, effective July 1.


Limitation of Actions

Article 80. Limitations- Personal Actions

Article 81. Limitations - Persons Under Disability

Article 82. Uniform Conflict of Laws - Limitation Periods

Article 80. Limitations- Personal Actions

13-80-101. General limitation of actions - three years.

13-80-102. General limitation of actions - two years.

13-80-102.5. Limitation of actions - medical or health care.

13-80-103. General limitation of actions - one year.

13-80-103.5. General limitation of actions - six years.

13-80-103.6. General limitation of actions - domestic violence - six years - definition.

13-80-103.7. General limitation of actions - sexual assault or sexual offense against a child - six years - definitions.

13-80-103.7. General limitation of actions - sexual misconduct - third-party liability - definition.

13-80-103.8. Limitation of civil forfeiture actions related to criminal acts.

13-80-103.9. Limitation of actions - failure to perform a background check by a public entity - injury to a child.

13-80-104. Limitation of actions against architects, contractors, builders or builder vendors, engineers, inspectors, and others.

13-80-105. Limitation of actions against land surveyors.

13-80-106. Limitation of actions against manufacturers or sellers of products.

13-80-107. Limitation of actions against manufacturers, sellers, or lessors of new manufacturing equipment.

13-80-107.5. Limitation of actions for uninsured or underinsured motorist insurance - definitions.

13-80-108. When a cause of action accrues.

13-80-109. Limitations apply to noncompulsory counterclaims and setoffs.

13-80-110. Causes barred in state of origin.

13-80-111. Commencement of new action upon involuntary dismissal.

13-80-112. When action survives death.

13-80-113. New promise - effect of payment.

13-80-114. Promise by one of parties in joint interest.

13-80-115. Endorsement by payee - effect.

13-80-116. Action against joint debtors or obligors.

13-80-117. No dismissal for nonjoinder.

13-80-118. Absence or concealment of a party subject to suit.

13-80-119. Damages sustained during commission of a felonious act or in flight from the commission of a felonious act.


Editors note: This article was numbered as article 1 of chapter 87, C.R.S. 1963. The substantive provisions of this article were repealed and reenacted in 1986, resulting in the addition, relocation, and elimination of sections as well as subject matter. For amendments to this article prior to 1986, consult the Colorado statutory research explanatory note and the table itemizing the replacement volumes and supplements to the original volume of C.R.S. 1973 beginning on page vii in the front of this volume. Former C.R.S. section numbers are shown in editors notes following those sections that were relocated. For a detailed comparison of this article, see the comparative tables located in the back of the index.

Cross references:

(1) For the general rule that a statute of limitations, although barring the use of a claim for affirmative relief after the limitations period has run, is not a bar to asserting that claim as a defense, see Ackmann v. Merchants Mortg. & Trust Corp., 645 P.2d 7 (Colo. 1982) and Dawe v. Merchants Mortg. & Trust Corp., 683 P.2d 796 (Colo. 1984).

(2) For the holding by the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals that for purposes of the statute of limitations in 42 U.S.C. 1983 actions, all civil rights claims are to be generally and uniformly characterized, regardless of discrete facts involved, as actions for injury to personal rights, see Wilson v. Garcia, 731 F.2d 640 (10th Cir. 1984), affd, 471 U.S. 261, 105 S. Ct. 1938, 85 L. Ed. 2d 254 (1985). For previous cases dealing with the statute of limitations in actions brought under 42 U.S.C. 1983, see Mucci v. Falcon School Dist. No. 49, 655 P.2d 422 (Colo. App. 1982) and McKay v. Hammond, 730 F.2d 1367 (10th Cir. 1984). For article, Civil Rights, which discusses Tenth Circuit decisions dealing with the applicable statute of limitations for actions brought under 42 U.S.C. 1983, see 62 Den. U. L. Rev. 67 (1985).

(3) For the general rule that it is the nature of the right sued upon and not the form of the action or the relief requested which determines the applicable statute of limitation, see Richards Engineers, Inc. v. Spanel, 745 P.2d 1031 (Colo. App. 1987).

(4) For the statute of limitations on the misappropriation of trade secrets, see 7-74-107; for limitation of actions concerning real property, see part 1 of article 41 of title 38.

Law reviews:

For article, United States Supreme Court Review of Tenth Circuit Decisions, which discusses a Tenth Circuit decision dealing with the applicable statute of limitations for actions brought under 42 U.S.C. 1983, see 63 Den. U.L. Rev. 473 (1986); for article, Legal Aspects of Health and Fitness Clubs: A Healthy and Dangerous Industry, see 15 Colo. Law. 1787 (1986); for article, 1986 Colorado Tort Reform Legislation, see 15 Colo. Law. 1363 (1986); for article, 1988 Update on Colorado Tort Reform Legislation -- Part II, see 17 Colo. Law. 1949 (1988); for article, Civil Procedure which discusses Tenth Circuit decisions dealing with the statute of limitations applicable in section 1983 actions, see 65 Den. U. L. Rev. 429 (1988); for article, Finding the Right Limitations Period for New Intentional Torts, see 19 Colo. Law. 875 (1990); for article, Fifteen Years of Colorado Legislative Tort Reform: Where Are We Now?, see 30 Colo. Law. 5 (Feb. 2001).