The CCRD enforces the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act (CADA). CADA can be found in parts three (3) through eight (8) of Colorado Revised Statutes (C.R.S.) Title 24, Article 34 starting at section 300. Additionally, CCRD relies on the standards and guidance set out in the State of Colorado Civil Rights Commission Rules and Regulation, found in the Code of Colorado Regulations. Specific CADA parts:
Part 3 - Colorado Civil Rights Division - Commission - Procedures: C.R.S. § 24-34-301 et seq.
Part 4 - Employment Practices: C.R.S. § 24-34-401 et seq.
Part 5 - Housing Practices: C.R.S. § 24-34-501 et seq.
Part 6 - Discrimination in Places of Public Accommodation: C.R.S. § 24-34-601 et seq.
Part 7 - Discriminatory Advertising:C.R.S. § 24-34-701 et seq.
Part 8 - Persons With Disabilities - Civil Rights: C.R.S. § 24-34-801 et seq.