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HB24-1342

Test Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities 

Concerning testing accommodations for Coloradans with disabilities.
Session:
2024 Regular Session
Subject:
Civil Law
Bill Summary

The bill requires a testing entity to grant an individual's request for a testing accommodation on a licensing exam without requiring the individual to undergo a diagnostic exam or psychological assessment if the individual is requesting the same testing accommodation that the individual previously received on a similar standardized exam or high-stakes test.

The bill allows an individual who is adversely affected or aggrieved by a testing entity's decision regarding the individual's request for a testing accommodation to bring a civil action against the testing entity.

The bill requires the attorney general to investigate violations of, and allows the attorney general to bring a civil action against, a testing entity for an alleged violation.


(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Under Consideration

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The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details