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HB17-1314

Colorado Right To Rest Act

Concerning the creation of the 'Colorado Right to Rest Act'.
Session:
2017 Regular Session
Subjects:
Civil Law
Housing
Human Services
Local Government

The bill creates the 'Colorado Right to Rest Act', which establishes basic rights for persons experiencing homelessness, including, but not limited to, the right to use and move freely in public spaces, to rest in public spaces, to eat or accept food in any public space where food is not prohibited, to occupy a legally parked vehicle, and to have a reasonable expectation of privacy of one's property. The bill does not create an obligation for a provider of services for persons experiencing homelessness to provide shelter or services when none are available.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Lost

Bill Text

Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. J. Melton, Rep. J. Salazar

Sponsor

Co-sponsor