- Associated Press - Thursday, April 17, 2014

DENVER (AP) - Another attempt in Colorado to require private investigators to get state licenses

The proposal would mandate background checks and skills tests for people doing business as private eyes. Colorado is one of a handful of states with no required licensure for private investigators.

The bill passed on a party-line 18-17 vote and now heads to the House. A similar bill was approved by the Senate last year but failed in the House.

Democratic supporters say Colorado attracts unscrupulous private investigators because of lax regulation. Republicans argue that private eye licenses are unnecessary red tape and that Colorado has adequate protections against stalking or harassment from shady private eyes.

___

Online:

Senate Bill 133: https://bit.ly/1l81khI


Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide