Historically, snow removal contracts made a snow removal company liable when a person was injured slipping on ice even if a property owner’s or property manager’s negligent actions caused the injuries. The Act largely abolishes this system of shifting liability for a party’s own negligence. On May 30, 2018, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed into law the Snow Removal Services Liability Limitation Act governing liability for snow removal companies and making some terms in snow removal contracts void. The new law goes into effect on August 8, 2018 and “applies to snow removal and ice control services contracts entered into or after” August 8, 2018.

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