The Colorado Legislature has been some busy people in 2021. 169 new laws have taken effect in the state of Colorado over the past couple of weeks, and some of them are pretty interesting (and confusing).

For example, a law evidently was created to stop people from creating traveling shows featuring animals like whales, dolphins, seals, bears, and very large birds. Who knew such a law was needed?

The Colorado House Democrats have released a list of the 169 laws that can be found here.

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Colorado's New Laws Taking Effect This Month

While we don't speak 'lawyer' fluently, we have been able to comb through some of the more significant laws making noise across the state now that they are officially on the books. We have zoomed in on 25 significant new laws that will help recap this whirlwind year in the capital so far.

New Laws From Colorado's 2021 Legislative Session Go Into Effect This Month

169 New Colorado laws from the 2021 legislative session have gone into effect this month. Here are 25 of them you may want to know more about.

Strangest Laws in Colorado You're Probably Breaking Right Now

We all try our hardest to follow the law, even when we don't agree with them. We took a look at some of Colorado's laws and discovered a few that make no sense at all.

We know drinking and driving is illegal, but did you know riding a horse while intoxicated is illegal. Or take a mule or donkey into a building could get you in trouble.

And whoever threw a missile at a car is someone we'd like to meet.

Take a look at Colorado's most outrageous laws on the books.

NEXT UP: Crazy Old Colorado Laws That Are Still Enforced Today

We all know that we need laws and law enforcement to keep our communities civilized. But it's amazing how many outdated laws are still on the books across our beautiful country.

After looking at OutThere Colorado and Uncover Colorado I put together a list of ridiculous laws that are still in effect here in the state that we call home.

The Top 10 Oldest Cold Cases in Colorado Dating Back to 1911

The following missing and homicide cases are some of the oldest on record in the state of Colorado. Flip through the gallery to see the 10 oldest cases in the state that have a photograph on file.